From the Olympics to politics

From the Olympics to politics

When people think about the Olympics, what usually follows are thoughts of pomp and circumstance, medals and athletic prowess. What tends not to enter the conversation is how a country is able to, or in many cases is not, afford hosting this worldwide event. As the...
From the Democratic primaries to the economic divide

From the Democratic primaries to the economic divide

As the Democratic primary begins to kick into gear and the argument over whose ideas are dominant in the party, it’s worth considering how things got to this point and why many news accounts of the ‘battle for the Democratic party’ may be missing the...
From border control to class control

From border control to class control

Todd Miller, an Izzy winner for his work in 2017 will be speaking on campus on Tuesday, Oct. 22.   In case you are looking for some summer reading or articles for your syllabi, he has a feature article in the July issue of In These...
From war in Iran to war on class

From war in Iran to war on class

Todd Miller, an Izzy winner for his work in 2017 will be speaking on campus on Tuesday, Oct. 22.   In case you are looking for some summer reading or articles for your syllabi, he has a feature article in the July issue of In These...
From war with Iran to wealth inequality

From war with Iran to wealth inequality

  Todd Miller, an Izzy winner for his work in 2017 will be speaking on campus on Tuesday, Oct. 22.  He has a feature article in the July issue of In These Times titled “How Border Patrol Occupied the Tohono O’odham Nation.” His new book,...
From criminal injustice to the Democratic primary

From criminal injustice to the Democratic primary

The story of the Central Park Five is not one everyone is familiar with, but for those who are, it demonstrates yet another example of law enforcement and prosecutors miscarriage of justice against a group of black teens. Recounting the tale due in part because of the...