An op-ed in the San Diego Union Tribune by Esther Rothblum, co-editor of The Fat Studies Reader. Fat studies scholars in the health and medical sciences have examined the economic interests, masquerading as health concerns,
Leading progressive news site Truthdig published an excerpt from The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law. I first saw him on a TV screen. Before my initial meeting with Murat Kurnaz in October
Two new reviews of The Left at War by Michael Berube are now available: The American Prospect “Bérubé links progressives’ inability to control the conversation on national security during the Bush administration to cultural studies’
Jonathan Hafetz, co-editor of The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law, has a blog post up at Balkinization. A Short excerpt is below. Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement Friday that Khaled Sheikh Mohammed
An American Prospect review of Girl Zines got some attention from America’s favorite women and culture blog, Jezebel. Since the 1990s, zines have played a crucial role in bringing awareness of feminism to young women.
Anis Shivani reviews Richard P. Bentall’s Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good? In the 1960s, a movement called “antipsychiatry” (prompted in Britain by R. D. Laing and in