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Time Stands Still at the Super Bowl: Trump, Rules, and the Banality of American Liberalism

Leigh Claire La Berge on the Super Bowl LII and the fetishization of rules.

The Campus Antifascist Network is Winning the Fight Against Fascism at Universities

Founders of the Campus Antifascist Network argues that fascism is not free speech, and that fascists should not be given a platform on University campuses.

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The Making of a First Novel: An Interview with Lijia Zhang

In 2008, Lijia Zhang published a memoir that dealt with her childhood, her experiences working in a missile factory, and …

Digging Deep for the Truth

By Héctor Tobar (prize-winning journalist and book author) for the Provocations series, in conjunction with UCI’s “The Future of Truth” conference We write to …

Museum Curators and their Public

By Steve Light The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) recently re-opened after a closure of over three years for …

Old Songs for the New Resistance

By Bruce Bauman A soundtrack of 60s rock political anthems urging an uprising against the establishment, for the new generation …

What’s Love (and Shakespeare) Got to Do with It?

By Regina Schwartz Last year saw a victory for a US President running on a platform of hatred, and a …

Why Hillary’s Loss Still Hurts

By Ani Kokobobo A friend of mine masochistically watches the DNC video of Hillary Clinton shattering the glass ceiling after …

The Korean President’s Artist Blacklist, Product of an Insecure State

By Colin Marshall The notion of an artist blacklist evokes the ugliest chapters of the Cold War more than the …