Monthly Archives: February 2017

Politics, Prediction and the Rise of Donald Trump Introduction

Many academics and pundits were surprised by the recent presidential victory of Donald Trump. The Americanists within political science provide unique resources for explaining and predicting the political landscape, yet few scholars of political behavior anticipated Trump’s narrow win. For … Continue reading

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What Machine Kills Fascists? A Critical Reflection on the Political Power of Sound in the Trump Era

Folksinger Woody Guthrie with his famous Gibson Guitar (Photo by Al Aumuller)1         Introduction It is well known that the original writer of the song belted out by a David Bowie like-clad Lady Gaga, “This Land is … Continue reading

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Musings on The Human-Ecology Imaginary

Contemplating events at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in Standing Rock, South Dakota, many people have found it hard to connect Indigenous values with their own beliefs about their relationships to the land on which they live. I am no sage, … Continue reading

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