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1st December: “World Aids Day” Всемирный день борьбы со СПИДом – ВИЧ и коренные народы Севера в России HIV and indigenous peoples in Russia

Stephan Dudeck , December 4th, 2019


(English version see blow) picture: WHO/ВОЗ В связи с этой датой хотелось бы обратить внимание на один аспект эпидемия ВИЧ инфекции в России, который еще недостаточно изучен и мало…


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Platypus Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Baird Campbell , October 8th, 2019


In support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, please enjoy some of our favorite posts engaging with understandings of disability! Does ‘Going Sighted’ Make Life Better? Undoing the…


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Jenanne Ferguson on her book, Words Like Birds

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Interview by Laura Siragusa https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9781496208880/ Laura Siragusa: In your rich ethnography about language practices in the Sakha Republic, Russ…


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US-manufactured Crisis in Venezuela: Creating a “Need” for Intervention

Eva Bartlett , April 1st, 2019


Eva Bartlett, reporting from Venezuela, is a freelance journalist with extensive experience in the Gaza Strip and Syria. See her website, In Gaza, for more of her work,…


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The Kursk Disaster: Facts Sunk Beneath Waves of Drama

Maximilian C. Forte , March 5th, 2019


At the turn of the millennium a trilogy of disasters gained a high profile in the international media. First, in July of 2000 the fiery crash of Air…


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Review of 2018, Part 3 (July–September): The Trade War plus Cold War II

Maximilian C. Forte , December 22nd, 2018


JULY June was a month so heavily saturated with key turning point events, that it seemed like the longest month of the year—but then July came. Already, on…


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Review of 2018, Part 1 (January–March): Unloading the American Empire

Maximilian C. Forte , December 21st, 2018


In memory of James Laxer, n. December 22, 1941, d. February 23, 2018, prolific author, and an inspiration to all Canadian academics to think for ourselves. JANUARY A…


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The Thickest Review of 2018: An Overview

Maximilian C. Forte , December 21st, 2018


Numbering 100 printed pages, at about 50,000 words, the thickest review of 2018 is about to be published here in four parts over the next few days. A…


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Book Review: Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia by Tomas Matza

Rose Deller , November 1st, 2018


In Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia, Thomas Matza offers an ethnographic account that explores the rise of psychotherapy in post-socialist Russia. Through in…


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The Helsinki Summit: Trying to Turn the Page on the New Cold War

Maximilian C. Forte , July 17th, 2018


Finally, on Monday, July 16, 2018, the Helsinki Summit bringing together Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place, despite shrill demands that it be…


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Meddling

Chuck Sturtevant , April 23rd, 2018


When the news broke that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III indicted a Russian “troll farm” and 13 individuals associated with it, news and commentary reacted with outrage over…


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DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018


Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


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DragNet: January 16 – January 31, 2018

ngraulich , February 6th, 2018


Image from projects.bettergov.org DragNet is back, with a recap of a number articles that came up last month in our twitter feed. In World News, we have a…


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What Happened to the American Empire?

Maximilian C. Forte , January 11th, 2018


Has anything out of the ordinary happened to the US as an imperialist power since the ascent of Trump to office? While the continuities between Trump and his…


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Populism, Nationalism, Globalization, and Imperialism: A Thick Review of 2017

Maximilian C. Forte , December 28th, 2017


In memory of Edward S. Herman b. April 7, 1926, d. November 11, 2017 An inspiration that lives on, may he rest in eternal peace. From provoking potential…


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Jeremy Morris: Cheesed off, but not because of sanctions: Russians adapt to immiseration as global capital increases its grip

Focaal Web Editor , November 16th, 2017


With the constant, confusing, and often misinformed media noise around Russia, you would be forgiven for believing a number of unhelpfully distorting half-truths: that Russia has been a…


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Unseen citizen engagement with science, technology and health in Russia

Evgeniya Popova , November 14th, 2017


At the beginning of 2017 many Russians living with HIV/AIDS were told by their doctors that there were no antiretroviral drugs for them. They would have to change…


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Agents of Humor?

Deborah Jones , September 21st, 2017


Students in Russia and Ukraine address global politics through local comedy Kostya, brow wrinkling, ended his call and told the team of rehearsing students, “Vova said he heard…


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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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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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Donald Trump and Empire: An Assessment

Maximilian C. Forte , October 7th, 2016


“There is something unseemly about a nation conducting a foreign policy that involves it in the affairs of most of the nations of the world while its own…


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Eight Questions and Seven Theses about Force Multipliers

Maximilian Forte , October 15th, 2015


“Force multipliers: Machines which allow a small effort to move a larger load are called force multipliers. Some examples of force multipliers include: a crowbar, wheelbarrow, nutcracker, and…


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Aftertaste: memories of #postsocialism

Daria Gritsenko , July 31st, 2015


Allegra’s thematic thread on #postsocialism is coming to its end. We hope that the eight delicious specialties Allegra served you over the past two weeks have pleased your…


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Birth, Death, and Fictive Citizenship: Citizenship and Political Agency in War-Torn Ukraine

kevinkarpiak , July 20th, 2015


The Editors of Anthropoliteia would like to welcome Greta Uehling for the latest in our continuing Forum, What’s Going on in Ukraine? As the war in Eastern Ukraine…


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