Social movements from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter to #metoo have through their activism rejected the inheritances of the past and created new ways of understanding our contemporary world and acting in the present.

While it is true that most history professors are somewhere on the left end of the political spectrum, there are a number of problematic assumptions at the heart of the discourse of objectivity that warrant further investigation.

No real best-of this week.  Instead, we at Tropics of Meta are taking stock of the extraordinary and […]

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.

The semester comes in, the semester goes out… you can’t explain it.  You can’t explain it, folks.  Except […]

This past April, I attended a local adaptation of En el tiempo de las mariposas (In the Time […]

In his lecture “The Robbery of the Soil,” Rabindranath Tagore imagines the moon to have been once hospitable […]

Journalist Lauren Duca received a lot of criticism in the Twitterverse from more moderate and conservative Democrats for […]