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Book Review: Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity by Jennifer Sclafani

Rose Deller , January 8th, 2018


In Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity, Jennifer Sclafani offers a sociocultural linguistic analysis of the language utilised by Donald Trump d…


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Trump’s cuts to national monuments are an assault on our humanity – fight them

Holly Norton , December 6th, 2017


Reducing Utah’s national monuments is not simply about economics, archeology, ecology or grazing. The degradation of our public lands is a degradation of our humanity Monday, 4 December,…


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Trump’s cuts to national monuments are an assault on our humanity – fight them

Holly Norton , December 6th, 2017


Reducing Utah’s national monuments is not simply about economics, archeology, ecology or grazing. The degradation of our public lands is a degradation of our humanity Monday, 4 December,…


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The Paranoid Style of Climate Change Denial

Adam Hodges , October 11th, 2017


How Conspiracy-driven theories help the Trump administration reject science. After the unprecedented flooding in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey, Michael Mann, a leading scientific voice on climate ch…


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Wrestling with “The Donald”

Adam Hodges , September 5th, 2017


Nothing better epitomizes the content-free showmanship of President Trump’s governing style than the White House Rose Garden ceremony he held in May after the House passed their version…


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Do All African Immigrants Arrive Sick, Desperate, and Empty-Handed on the Shores of Europe? Ask Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg!

Alma Gottlieb , August 13th, 2017


The lives, status, and image of immigrants may constitute the single-most urgent human issue of our time.  In an arresting and captivating new study of Cameroonian mothers now…


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A Bully in the Presidential Bully Pulpit

Adam Hodges , August 10th, 2017


In her book, The Bully Pulpit, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin examines Theodore Roosevelt’s leadership during his time as president. In successfully working to enact progressive reforms, Goodwin argue…


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Pacific Islanders will pay the price for Trump and Kim’s nuclear escalation

Rex , August 9th, 2017


Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s war of words is threatening to become a real nuclear war as North Korea has announced that it is seriously considering attacking Guam….


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Trump’s Wall and the Dictator Aesthetic

Margaret Dorsey , August 4th, 2017


Well, look, we’re going to have a border. It’s going to be a real border, and we’re going to build a wall and it’s going to be a…


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How to Make Extremism Mainstream and Fake a Debate about Islamophobia

Maximilian C. Forte , June 7th, 2017


Is there a genuine debate taking place about Islamophobia? When and why did the “concern” about Islamophobia reach the highest levels of government in North America and western…


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Animating Resistance

Margaret Dorsey , June 5th, 2017


Anthropology as Public Pedagogy The horned serpent serves as a witness to the events that unfold during the Pueblo uprising. Warren Montoya On January 25, President Trump signed…


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Trump Echoes Bush in Middle East Visit

Adam Hodges , June 1st, 2017


President Introduces New Term into Counterterrorism Lexicon President Trump embarked on his first international trip since moving into the White House after a special counsel was appointed to…


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“Grab’Em by the Patriarchy”

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


An emergent feminized/queered resistance could unsettle the masculinist politics of today’s populist leaders.  In an age marked by the global ascendency of right-wing populist politicians, from Donald…


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Donald Trump, Empire, and Globalization: A Reassessment

Maximilian C. Forte , May 8th, 2017


“Hey, I’m a nationalist and a globalist,” Donald Trump recently declared, “I’m both”. The only way in which the two (seemingly contradictory) positions can be reconciled is by…


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Steve Reyna: Replacing Lady Liberty: Trump and the American Way

Focaal Web Editor , April 25th, 2017


Der Spiegel, a well-thought-of magazine, ran in February 2017 a cover depicting the newly elected President Donald Trump, standing with one arm upstretched brandishing a bloody knife and…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 24: Thurka Sangaramoorthy on Decolonizing Anthropology in the Trump Era

smulla16 , March 22nd, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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Rogue: Scholarly Responsibility in the Time of Trump

Carole McGranahan , March 21st, 2017


What if scholars need to go rogue? If anthropologists need to go rogue? In the USA right now, we are not in normal times, but in a new…


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Bruce Kapferer: Ideas on populism: The paradox of democracy and the rise of the corporate state

Focaal Web Editor , March 6th, 2017


“All forms of the state have democracy for their truth, and for that reason are false to the extent that they are not democracy.” — Karl Marx, Critique…


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An Anthropologist at the Women’s March on Washington, Part 2: The Posters

Alma Gottlieb , March 1st, 2017


  Photo by Alma Gottlieb   Women (and some men) with signs, as far as the eye could see. In my first post about the Women’s March of…


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Florin Poenaru: Romanian protests: A cake with three layers (and a cherry on top)

Focaal Web Editor , February 27th, 2017


In the past four weeks, Romania has witnessed some of the biggest protests in the post-communist era. Hundreds of thousands of people in cities across the country took…


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Stephen P. Reyna: Is Mr. Trump a legitimacy crisis?

Focaal Web Editor , February 16th, 2017


In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, one US representative, John Lewis, fueled widespread media debates with a claim that he does not believe Mr. Trump to…


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A practical guide for Iraqis living in Trump’s USA – or in the Gentile North in general

Carole McGranahan , February 9th, 2017


By: Hayder Al-Mohammad My fellow Iraqis. We are living under unheard of pressures and violence against us. Those of us who carry an Iraqi passport will have experienced…


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Refugees, Immigrants, and Trump’s Executive Order: Six Anthropologists Speak Out

Carole McGranahan , February 2nd, 2017


By: Catherine Besteman, Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, Tricia Redeker Hepner, Carole McGranahan, Nomi Stone, and Marnie Thomson   The Racist Gift of Immigration and Citizenship Bans, Again Catherine Besteman…


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Carlos de la Torre: Trump: Fascist or populist?

Focaal Web Editor , February 1st, 2017


Douglas Kellner in American Nightmare writes, “certainly [Donald] Trump is not Hitler and his followers are not technically fascists, although I believe that we can use the term…


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