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09
Aug

August 9, 1974: The President Resigns

On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first President in American history to resign following his televised announcement the night before. After two years of bitter public debate over the Watergate scandals …

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07
Aug

At APSA, Evaluating a Democracy in Crisis

During this year’s annual American Political Science Association conference in Boston from August 30 – September 2, conference attendees will consider Democracy and Its Discontents—how current dilemmas of democracy provoke scholars to work …

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31
Jul

Justice for Trayvon: The Spark

Six years after the murder of Trayvon Martin, esteemed activist Barbara Ransby takes stock of the evolving Black Lives Matter Movement and Movement for Black Lives in her forthcoming book Making All Black Lives …

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14
Jul

The Zombie Guest Worker Bill

This piece, which was originally published on July 2, 2018, is reposted with permission from the author.  By David Bacon, author of In the Fields of the North / En los campos …

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13
Jul

Latinx Studies Now

The Latina/o Studies Association conference is occurring in Washington, D.C. this week until July 15th. Attendees hope to foster dialogue, build community, and highlight the activism needed to address and combat the racism, …

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15
Jun

The Food Politics of Brexit

This guest post is published around the Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society in Madison, WI, occurring June …

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15
May

The Politics of Gaza’s Martyrdom

Excerpt from the preface to Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom by Norman G. Finkelstein Gaza, as former British prime minister David Cameron observed, is an “open-air prison.” The Israeli warden is in charge. …

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