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Tag: United States
“A relentless assault on received orthodoxies has the effect of making you unpopular with the people for whom those received orthodoxies are orthodox.”
The institutions created to ensure transparency in the funding of politics find it difficult to carry out their mission.
Is it really the case, as is often alleged, that money decides everything about elections? And if so, in what ways?
Everyone knows that feeling when a song—written by someone else in some other place or time—sees you so completely in the present. But how does that happen?
It doesn’t matter if they are innocent parents or 9/11 heroes: undocumented Americans have been villainized and brutalized by the United States.
Black folks can call into being an alternative relationship to TV, one that prompts a shift in consciousness and just possibly alters the future.
Can the inherent contradictions of “whiteness” and the “decolonial” ever align with the reparative potential of photography?
Fixing the American housing crisis will require constructing more houses, but also increasing subsidies and protections for existing tenants.
Aging Americans are cared for by family members or low-paid nurses. Both lack support for their necessary work, which COVID-19 has only made harder.
The American Dream of private home ownership has fueled a system that preys on Black people for profit.
Studies of museum patronage mostly focus on social class. That's not the whole story.
What happens when a woman’s words are believed? And what doesn’t happen? Two years have passed since the viral hashtag #MeToo carried the intersectional movement to end sexual violence to a global ...
When presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a heckler that “corporations are people, my friend” during a 2011 campaign appearance at the Iowa State ...
There’s a fire burning by Swan Lake. For the sixth time in the last 20 years ...
Why has the United States historically supported Israel? And should the ...