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The Women’s March: Not just about women, not...

February 10, 2018

This year’s Women’s March was as beautiful and astonishing as last...

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Framing the Grenfell Tower Fire: Lessons for US...

June 22, 2017

I’m trying to understand the horrifying enormity of the fire that devastated...

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The March for Science — moment or movement?

May 4, 2017

The March for Science (MfS) was a peculiar demonstration — there had never...

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Middlebury protest Part II: Evaluating tactics, including...

March 25, 2017

This is the second part of an article on the Middlebury College protest against...

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The Middlebury protest: Do racists have the right...

March 21, 2017

The stereotyped student protest narrative There is a mainstream version of what...

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A few notes: Women’s march, Repeal and Replace,...

January 20, 2017

The Women’s March: The look of a movement matters Artists sent 5000...

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The Democrats’ — and the left’s — white...

January 10, 2017

Today, a month after the election, I read a half-dozen new articles with the...

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For the minor moral panic file.: “Safe spaces”?

September 1, 2016

When a university dean sends incoming freshmen a letter saying our university...

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Black leadership class in crisis? Obama on race...

July 19, 2016

Pres. Obama’s Town Hall and its critics “A reluctant mediator between...

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Billy in Philly: He Whitesplains to Black Lives...

April 10, 2016

Many of us can age gracefully — that is, no one is stalking us to  rub our...

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