Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen is an emeritus professor in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Texas at Austin and a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. He collaborates with New Perennials Publishingand the New Perennials Project at Middlebury College. Jensen can be reached at To join an email list to receive articles by Jensen, go to Follow him on Twitter: @jensenrobertw

Radical Feminism and the Failures of the Left

Why I Don’t Rely on Hope

Still Waiting for Freedom: the Fight to Liberate India

Drag Story Hour and Cultural Appropriation

A Practical Radical Politics

Defining Racism: Individuals and Institutions, Systems and Structures

Pornography: Doing the Worst to Women, Bringing out the Worst in Men

Instituting Liberty: Contested, Changing, Conflicted Definitions

Can We Learn From History?

Making Sense of Sex and Gender

“A Simple Boy From the Prairie”

‘Cancel Culture’ Cannot Erase a Strong Argument

Apocalypse, Now and Forever

Disagreeing Reasonably in a Complex World

The Danger of Inspiration in a Time of Ecological Crisis

From the Royal to the Prophetic to the Apocalyptic: The Case for a Saving Remnant

Feminist Principles and Michael Kimmel 

Neither cis nor TERF

Life Without Limits: the Delusions of Technological Fundamentalism

In Patriarchy, Sexual “Misconduct” Not Surprising

Can We Talk? How Dogma Degrades Democracy

Beyond Liberal Pieties: the Radical Challenge for Journalism

The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States

‘Epic Fail’: Feminism and Ecological Crises

Sainath’s Challenge

Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully

Some Basic Propositions About Sex, Gender and Patriarchy

Journalism’s Search for Metaphor and Meaning

Beyond Capitalism

The Future Wishlist

Peace Talks: New Chapter, Old Book

Ready for Rationing?

Torture is Trivial

The First Rule of Good Teaching

What Starts Here … Accelerates Destruction?

Learning to Hate Longhorn Football

Hope is For the Lazy

What Should People Fight For?

The Corporate Media Crisis

Holding On to the Joy in Teaching

Imperial Delusions

The Anguish in the American Dream

The Jemima Code

Technological Fundamentalism

"All That We Share" Isn’t Enough

Soils and Souls

Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

Pornography and the Military

The Diversity Dead-End

The Collpase of Journalism / the Journalism of Collapse