The Trump Effect

Now, with President Trump as the role model, there’s no reason to think that his success will be interpreted as anything less than an invitation for the Monstrous Deplorables to act on their hatred.

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What’s Wrong with Our Country?

LAW AND ORDER, TRUMPISM AND “US AGAINST THEM” Protests in the streets, mass shootings, police shootings, political gridlock. What in the world is wrong with our country? I hear this all the time. It’s hard for a sociologist to answer. We have so many variables running through our brains, all of which we are, by training, locked […]

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Notes from Vacation

In a society in which racism is imbued in our history, incorporated into our institutions and woven into our identities, Black Lives are “perceived” as being more threatening than are white lives. That’s why Black Lives Matter.

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