Category: Politics

Diane Rehm Tackles the Recession

Andrew Ross, author of Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times appeared yesterday on the Diane Rehm show. Listen to the podcast here! Unemployment… READ MORE

The Pictograms of Migrants

Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender, edited by Judith Resnik and Seyla Benhabib, features a pictogram by the artist group kollektiv migrantas, made up of four migrant women, Irma,… READ MORE

Maids, Neo-Slavery and NGOs

By Aihwa Ong; from Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders and Genders, edited by Seyla Benhabib and Judith Resnik. The underpaid, starved and battered foreign maid, while not the statistical norm,… READ MORE

The Dissenting Podcast

Michael Avery talks about dissenting with the Supreme Court on KERA’s Think.

Still Climbing, 10 Years Later

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of Still Lifting, Still Climbing: African American Women’s Contemporary Activism, edited by Kimberly Springer. Prof. Springer was kind enough to offer… READ MORE

Podcasts Potpourri! Lopate, Lehrer and More!

A lot of excellent interviews online for NYU Press authors this week: Editor Julia Mickenberg and contributors Charlotte Pomerantz and Joe Molner talk about their anthology of radical children’s literature,… READ MORE

Bananas & Terrorism

Corporate Social Irresponsibility in Bananaland Marcelo Bucheli (author of Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899-2000. New York: New York University Press, 2005) After extended efforts to… READ MORE