Josh Healey

Gaza is a shtetl. The Israeli army are cossacks. Palestinians are my brothers. Gaza is a ghetto. The Israeli army are LAPD. Palestinians are my sisters. Gaza is a prison. The Israeli army is the warden. Palestinians a... more

Jul 21, 2014 4:34 PM Dispatches

For any true Washington football fan, last week's season opener was a disaster. Philadelphia delivered an athletic beatdown on my beloved burgundy-and-gold the likes of which we haven't seen since the Gus Frerotte era. Quarterback (and possible m... more

Sep 14, 2013 7:55 PM Dispatches

When I walked into the movie theater, I still wasn't sure it was a good idea. Just days after the outrageous acquittal of George Zimmerman, and the subsequent, ever-escalating protests here in Oakland, I didn't know if I could handle watching the... more

Jul 20, 2013 3:43 PM Dispatches

It was my first time in Mexico, and something felt off. I was sitting outside the faded colonial church in Teotitlan del Valle, a village in the beautiful, proudly indigenous state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. I surveyed the scene, trying to dec... more

Apr 9, 2013 12:12 PM Dispatches

Needlessly picking fights with the cops, vandalizing City Hall, and putting our own people in harm's way is not the path to social and economic justice. more

Feb 1, 2012 10:42 PM Dispatches

It was the biggest direct action in the city since the start of the Iraq War, and the largest Occupy protest in the nation in this new year. more

Jan 23, 2012 4:23 PM Dispatches

Strategies that seemed impossible just yesterday are now on the table. more

Dec 15, 2011 12:56 AM Dispatches

Sorry if this breaks your non-hierarchical bubble but there already are many people who have taken a lead. The question is whether that leadership is as democratic, accountable, and collective as possible. more

Nov 21, 2011 9:18 PM Dispatches

Under the guise of a budget deficit, Walker just put forth a bill that would destroy the unions that represent teachers, social workers, and over 100,000 public employees. He's also making huge cuts to schools, health care, public transport... more

Feb 18, 2011 4:12 PM Dispatches

Including playing Capture the Flag with some high school students in the plenary hall, and feeling an earthquake, a huge thunderstorm, and a near-tornado all in one day. Meanwhile, we’re ready to fight—and to win. more

Jun 28, 2010 2:03 PM Dispatches

The beauty far overwhelms the chaos here at the forum, but what are the concrete steps moving forward? more

Jun 25, 2010 4:54 PM Dispatches

An invigorating day of smart analysis, lively debate, celebration of victories, and a march against municipal budget cuts. more

Jun 24, 2010 4:27 PM Dispatches

I’m at the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, the heart of post-industrial resistance and community-building. more

Jun 23, 2010 2:37 PM Dispatches