The Framing of an "Activist" Judge

The confirmation hearings of Judge Sonia Sotomayor should be interesting for sociologists.  We have two polar groups, each with tremendous resources and access to media, framing the qualities of a single individual. Use of language to sway the framing is of interest to me. Among the most interesting discursive formations that will be offered is... Continue Reading →

More Smart Investing in Elite Interests

Banks don't have the money to extend loans, or help working people who are struggling in an economy that was destroyed by the banks, but apparently they have plenty of dough to spread through DC.  According to the New York Times lobbying by banking interest have intensified as new legislation is brought to the Congressional... Continue Reading →

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