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Corruption is in the eye of the individual that's why it's fl...

When the economist Gunnar Myrdal was researching his book Asian Drama , his classic investigation into Asian poverty, he found that one subject was almost taboo among scholars and planners. No matter which learned institutions they were from, none ..., 2 weeks ago

US History Groomed the Insidious Lure of Trump's Bigoted Right-Wing Populism

The meteoric rise of Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican Party Presidential race produced many early and conflicting explanations in the corporate and alternative media. Analyses started making more sense when scholars and journalists began ...
 ZNet3 days ago

Silence of the Swedes: Well-Known Writer Condemns Kingdom's Censorship

Earlier inMay, Bonnier Carlsen, a Swedish publisher, chastised cartoonist and writer Jan Lööf, telling him that he must self-censor his popular children's books if he ever hopes tosee them published again. According tothe publisher, his works deal ...
 Sputnik1 week ago

Is Fidel Castro Outside or Part of Mainstream Thinking? A Selection of Quotes

Rob Crandall | Neither is it always certain that, in the splendid situation which we aim at, those real and satisfactory pleasures can be enjoyed with the same security as in the humble one which we are so very eager to abandon.
 CounterPunch3 weeks ago

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., Part One: Full Transcript

Bill Moyers recently interviewed Eddie Glaude Jr., author of Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul and William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton Univemorsity. Here is the full transcript ...
 Moyers & Company3 weeks ago
Chronicle of Higher Education

American Ghetto

In their effort to communicate complex thoughts, social scientists have borrowed lay terms with impunity. At times, the practice helps to clarify a difficult theory. Perhaps as often, it muddies the conceptual waters. Few terms better show the ...
 Chronicle of Higher Education3 weeks ago
Christian Science Monitor

'Ghetto' tells the 600-year history of the word and the institution

From the Venetian Jewish ghetto of the 1500s through Harlem and South Central LA, Princeton professor Mitchell Duneier profiles an urban phenomenon. Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea By Mitchell Duneier Farrar, Straus and ...
 Christian Science Monitor4 weeks ago 'Ghetto' tells the 500-year history of the word and the institution  Christian Science Monitor4 weeks ago

Staff Pick: 'Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea' by Mitchell Duneier

The implication, of course, was that black people live in the ghetto and white people don't, which is largely true depending on who is defining the ghetto and for what ends. Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, publicly expressed her anger and ...
 PublishersWeekly.com4 weeks ago Ghetto as a place, metaphor, and disparagement  Boston Globe1 month ago

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: India's political diabetes

Many modern Indian liberals have developed a new tendency: they reject an idea not on its merit but on the basis of who came up with it. The most recent example is a suggestion made by very high ups in the Sangh Parivar that Parliament and Assembly ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Washington Post

Evolution of a place called the ghetto

By Aram Goudsouzian, Aram Goudsouzian is the chair of the Department of History at the University of Memphis. His most recent book is Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear. Ghetto The Invention ...
 Washington Post1 month ago
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