A Remembrance of Osamu Mihashi (1936-2015)

By Steve Light The Japanese sociologist and left-wing political activist Osamu Mihashi passed away on December 29, 2015 at the …

All Hail Daddy! Or, How Obedience Trumps Masculinity in the GOP

By Ani Kokobobo Former FBI Director Jim Comey must have felt pretty good watching Attorney General Jeff Sessions testify to …

A Flâneur, But So What?: Franz Hessel and Objectivity in Weimar Berlin

By Amanda DeMarco and Daniel Liu “Walking slowly down bustling streets is a particular pleasure. Awash in the haste of …

Orphan Black Season Five, “Beneath Her Heart”: Love-Hating Suburbia

By Everett Hamner This is the third in a series of episode-by-episode reflections on Orphan Black season 5 (preview; episode 1; …

Trump the Merovingian

By Sara Lipton President Trump’s recently completed overseas tour has left pundits struggling to explain his surprising affinity for the …

The “New” Muslim Woman: A Fashionista and a Suspect

By Shenila Khoja-Moolji From the notorious Pepsi commercial and H&M’s video promoting their recycling project, to the cover of Vogue …

The Star Wars Prequels are the Most Politically Relevant Thing in the Trump Era

In December 2015, with primary season about to begin, all eyes were on Donald Trump’s rise. That same month, Star …