Elite spaces and bodies

Over the past few days, the Senate confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the US Supreme Court has dominated news coverage in the US, and made its way to international news outlets and discussion. A lot of digital ink has been spilled in discussing the process, the nominee, the multiple allegations of sexual assault … Continue reading Elite spaces and bodies

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On June 26, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to uphold a 'travel ban' targeting several Muslim-majority countries, put in place via executive order in September 2017 and immediately challenged through the courts. While the more liberal justices on the Court argued that this travel ban violated the First Amendment right to religious liberty and … Continue reading Trumpland 1

Opioids in New Hampshire and beyond

Last week, the New York Times ran a piece about a family in New Hampshire and their struggle with their adult son's opioid addiction. Based on almost a year's worth of interviews and other interactions with the family, the piece details the crippling impacts of drug addition for individuals, families, and communities, and, along with … Continue reading Opioids in New Hampshire and beyond