Tag: Obama

La teoría del pequeño empujón

Antonio Leon , December 13th, 2017


La historia humana suele contarse como la crónica de la lucha por el poder. En las escuelas se enseñan batallas, cabecillas y como las fronteras de los imperios…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 21: Maurice Magaña on Seeing Race and Citizenship in the U.S. through Ava Duvernay’s 13th

smulla16 , March 1st, 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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The Dying Days of Liberalism

Maximilian C. Forte , January 19th, 2017


How Orthodoxy, Professionalism, and Unresponsive Politics Finally Doomed a 19th-century Project What a sight to behold. These are the dying days, counting down soon to the final hours,…


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2016: The Ending of the Year of Beginnings

Maximilian C. Forte , January 1st, 2017


Probably the most memorable year in decades, 2016 was a non-stop accumulation of turning points and landmark events. In broad terms, we began to witness the demise of…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 14: Graham Denyer Willis on Taylor’s #BlackLivesMatter to “Black Liberation”

smulla16 , December 15th, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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Cosmopolitan Imperialism: Obama Does Anthropology in Laos?

Maximilian C. Forte , September 8th, 2016


“Obama, the cerebral son of an anthropologist”—this is how the Associated Press touted soon to be ex-president Barack Obama on his visit to Laos this week. The AP…


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In the Journals – April 2015

Sean Miller , April 21st, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. With winter…


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Cuba and the US: Castro and Obama on Establishing Diplomatic Relations

Maximilian Forte , December 17th, 2014


What follows are transcripts of the two speeches given today by Cuba’s President, Raúl Castro, and US President Barack Obama, on the establishment of diplomatic relations: STATEMENT BY…


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The Disintegration of Iraq Has Begun–William O. Beeman–New America Media

William Beeman , June 13th, 2014


http://newamericamedia.org/2014/06/the-disintegration-of-iraq-has-begun.php The Disintegration of Iraq Has Begun New America Media, News Analysis, Wi…


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War with Syria Would Fulfill Neoconservative Plan for Middle East Regime Change (Beeman–New America Media)

William Beeman , September 8th, 2013


http://newamericamedia.org/2013/09/war-with-syria-would-fulfill-neoconservative-plan-for-middle-east-regime-change.php# War with Syria Would Fulfill Neoconservative Plan for Middle East Regime Change …


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Video Shows Iran’s President-Elect Was Misquoted on Israel

William Beeman , August 3rd, 2013


Commentary by William O. Beeman: The fact that the New York Times jumped to print the incorrect information about Mr. Rouhani’s comments is testament to the prejudicial reporting…


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#Ivoted: Documenting the Vote in the 2012 Elections

puellaludens , December 12th, 2012


In the lengthy and involved media spectacle surrounding the 2012 elections, the day of reckoning is of course voting day. Traditionally, media messaging switches from heated horse-race coverage…


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#Mockthevote: A Case Study in Democratic Media Practice

puellaludens , December 2nd, 2012


Media practice and the 2012 elections: Theorizing new models of democratic participation This case study is named after a hashtag that was trending on Twitter during the three presidential…


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