On April 18, 1943, the plans to build Stuyvesant Town were first made public. The plans called for the construction on an eighteen-block area that could house 11,250 middle-income World War II veterans and their families. How times have changed.
Five years on, the excruciating tragedy of 74 elementary students who drowned near the Okawa elementary school in the tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 resonates painfully.
—Devon Johnson, Patricia Warren, and Amy Farrell Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American boy, died tragically on February 26, 2012. His death and the trial of his assailant evoked memories of our nation’s troubled history, including the
—Daniel Kreiss [A version of this piece originally appeared on UCLA Digital Cultures Lab.] Why is Bernie Sanders, the candidate who has so successfully attracted legions of supporters, on social media? In the 24 hours
—Steve Gottlieb The next president will likely make several appointments to the Supreme Court. This Court, deciding cases as if it were the Sheriff of Nottingham, is having a substantial impact on the economy. With
—Melissa Deckman [This piece originally appeared on Presidential Gender Watch 2016 on January 26, 2016.] Sarah Palin’s high-profile endorsement of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in Iowa last week continues to dominate the news cycle. Many view Palin’s