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Manhood, Sports and War

by Will Katerberg

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about masculinity. I’ve been teaching some classes on the relationship between conceptions of manhood and race and American foreign policy in the late 19th and early 20th century. 1,048 more words

Will Katerberg

Microcosm Film Project: Fall Update

by Michele Hoffman Trotter, SUST adjunct professor at Roosevelt University and director/co-producer of the Microcosm film project

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Microcosm team pauses to reflect on how much has happened and how far we have come over the past year in creating our… 533 more words


11/21/14 The Imperial Presidency

“The President acts like a king,” said the Senate Leadership.

“This President has exceeded his constitutional authority and supplanted Congress and the will of the people,” said the House leadership. 527 more words

Guess the Speaker

This speech is eerily applicable to us today. Can you guess who said it, and when?

I AM certain that expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our Nation impels. 1,119 more words


Warm Springs, GA - Roosevelt's Little White House

Towards the end of October, my large extended family gathered in Ellijay, GA for our yearly family reunion. When I say “large”, I mean my grandfather had 2 wives (separately), 11 children, 23 grandchildren, and too many great-grandchildren and great-great to count. 1,340 more words


Smedley Butler blows the whistle

1933 Universal Newsreel footage of two-time Medal of Honor recipient General Smedley D. Butler uncovering a plot to overthrow Franklin Roosevelt at the beginning of his first term, on the eve of the New Deal. 123 more words

Why isn't everyone like this?

That is the question Bono asked a reporter for the Rolling Stone magazine that I read in an article on the November 6th issue. He is talking about the ethics behind his band, U2, and their decision, despite all of them being mid-50, to continually innovate and release new albums for their fans. 222 more words