News and Explainers

America’s Top 3 Most Chaotic Party Conventions

As the U.S. braces for the upcoming political conventions, AJ+ takes a look at the three wildest conventions in U.S. history: the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, the 1952 Republican National Convention, also in Chicago, and the 1924 Democratic National Convention in New York City.

Is New York Blacklisting The BDS Movement?

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says his state will boycott any group that backs the BDS movement. BDS, which stands for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, advocates for Palestinian human rights and opposes the illegal Israeli occupation. But is he really boycotting free speech?