More Workers Burning The Midnight Oil During the Pandemic
Work as we know it got turned upside down during the pandemic. An exhausted work force, burning the midnight oil at home, claim they became modern-day workaholics (40% by one account). Those who were already self-described workaholics found their condition exacerbated.
Critical Race Theory and Diversity in Sports Leadership
25 years ago, I set out to address the question: “What can we do about the underrepresentation of African-Americans in the top-level position in sports management?”
Labor & Work: An eBook Special
This year, we’re taking the time to honor the contributions of laborers and the labor movement by catching up on the history of work in the United States. Browse a fascinating range of titles that offer a comprehensive introduction to the topic.
For Afghan Women, Again
This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet.
Complaint as a Tool of Design: What is Really Happening in Accessibility Lawsuits
When writers ask whether lawsuits represent “profiteering” or “justice,” they leave out several possible alternatives.
July 29, 2021
In their new book South Central Dreams, Hondagneu-Sotelo and Manuel Pastor tell the story of Latinx immigrants in South Los Angeles.
July 26, 2021
Kate Mulry, author of An Empire Transformed (NYU Press, 2021), spoke with the online journal Current about her writing process, research, and the impetus for her path-breaking work in American history. Read the full conversation below.
July 21, 2021
What counts as “legitimate” constitutes a narrow slice of family experiences in the U.S., and this ideal has been used strategically throughout history to justify discrimination against people and families outside that norm.
July 12, 2021
In this feature from Dilettante Army, learn how Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper’s work fits into a lineage of American conservatism.
July 7, 2021
—Jared Ross Hardesty
World Chocolate Day offers the opportunity to reflect on chocolate’s global history and how its past is still present today. And that past is much more sinister than a quaint, celebratory holiday suggests.
June 16, 2021
We spoke with Alexander Laban Hinton about the increased visibility of white power extremism under the Trump administration, its similarities to the Khmer Rouge regime, and the ways genocide can be prevented.