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06
Sep

Around the (New York City) World in a Day

This week we’re taking another look at Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas with editor-at-large Garnette Cadogan‘s “City of Walkers” map and essay. Check in next week for more Nonstop Metropolis sneak …

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05
Sep

A Different Kind of Broken Windows Theory

By Adia Wingfield, co-author of “Maintaining Hierarchies in Predominantly White Organizations,” (found in Invisible Labor: Hidden Work in the Contemporary World) When we think about work, it’s easy to imagine someone sitting at a desk, …

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04
Sep

Natural History and National Wildlife Day

In celebration of #NationalWildlifeDay, enjoy free access to select articles from Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, today through September 18. Seeing Jaws: The Role of Shark Science in Ocean Conservation Jennifer A. Martin …

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03
Sep

Is it time to re-discover remittances?

by Matt Bakker, author of Migrating into Financial Markets: How Remittances Became a Development Tool Reporter Somini Sengupta brought migrant remittances back to the pages of the New York Times on August 24, 2016. Remittances …

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02
Sep

Left of the Left

The following excerpt from Andrew Cornell‘s introduction to Left of the Left: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff is reproduced with the kind permission of AK Press. Until very recently, the history of anarchism in the …

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01
Sep

The Weight of Obesity

by Emily Yates-Doerr, author of The Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala This guest post is published to coincide with the joint 2016 Society for Social Studies of Science/European Association …

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30
Aug

The “Six” Boroughs: A Focus on Queens

These past several weeks we’ve revisited Infinite City and Unfathomable City, and made our first foray into New York City with the Wildlife map. Today we’re celebrating Queens, the largest (in area) of the five …

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