Stan Thangaraj on the ways that metaphors can muddy our understanding of history and power.

Stan Thangaraj on the city and the communities he loves, in an ocean of tragedy.

The Kenosha police’s seven bullets in the back of Jacob Blake were yet another very clear sign of […]

In the age of coronavirus, the state is strangling all of us.

The ugly spectre of anti-Asian racism, a mainstay of American history, is back in an even more intense and vicious form in the age of Corona.

The constant emphasis on protecting the interests of “high-skilled” workers neglects everyone else and reveals the myopic biases of some migrants, argues anthropologist Stanley Thangaraj.

The “family” has been so critical in the stories we tell ourselves and others about ourselves.  Even the […]

In the midst of an unpredictable NCAA men’s basketball tournament with many upsets, including the historic defeat of […]