Krugman Weeps!

Why Austerian Economic Policies are not "mistaken." They are strategic! ¬†Contemporary Keynesian economists are beside themselves. I have an image of Paul Krugman and Dean Baker et al. trying to cover the bald spots from where they've pulled the hair out of their heads. They just can't understand why, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary,... Continue Reading →

What is Happening to the World?

Well, here's a brief answer. ¬†I'm actually working on a different blog post, but I've heard this question quite a bit, lately. I mostly overhear it in conversations between people who do not know I can hear them. However, people who know that I'm a sociologist, including many students, have approached me directly and asked... Continue Reading →

The Sociology of Gay Marriage and Children

A Response to Justice Antonin Scalia   I was camping for a few days and unable to blog, but upon returning from vacation and getting caught up on current events the first thing to really catch my attention was Justice Scalia's claim that there was "considerable disagreement" among sociologists with regard to the harm done... Continue Reading →

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