The New South economy was more than a story of extractive industry and environmental declension, argues historian Will Bryan.
Feminismo americano galvanized leaders and groups throughout the Western hemisphere who helped inaugurate what we think of today as global feminism—a fight for women’s rights and human rights on a global scale.
But whatever a gift is and however we define it, we tend to think that we know what it is. We assume that when you or I say “gift” we are talking about the same thing—that what we mean is a given.
Neoliberalism’s “casino capitalism” has stacked the political deck in favor of powerful private interests. At every step, however, protesters and other activists have opposed neoliberal logic and demanded the rights of people over the right to profits.
In this excerpt from his book Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo’s Philadelphia and Populist Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press, […]
Like The Andy Griffith Show, the near total absence of black characters on The Beverly Hillbillies made the show’s southernness more viable to its millions of viewers. It taught them that erasing was easier than confronting the weighty problem of white southern racism.
How place determines race for racially in-between immigrants. July 4, 2002, was a particularly humid Independence Day in […]