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Interview #5 - Ruth Wodak: The Politics of Fear. What Right-Wing Populist Discourses Mean

Ruth Wodak is Emeritus Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies at Lancaster University. Her research is mainly located in Discourse Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis. 1,083 more words


Thinking about Immigration, Part 2: Pros and Cons of a Fair Immigration Policy!

The questions I raised last week on immigration can be summarized very succinctly into one overarching question.  Do immigrants benefit or hurt the USA in today’s global world?  1,431 more words

"A Kind Of White-Identity Interest": The Republican Candidates Chose Nativism Over Christian Rhetoric

Where did God come up in Wednesday night’s GOP debate? In two key places: the discussion of religious liberty (vis-a-vis Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who recently made headlines by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples) and a brief consideration of Planned Parenthood, which came under fire earlier this summer thanks to a series of videotapes that purported to show Planned Parenthood officials selling fetal tissue for profit. 743 more words

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Nativists: Walling Americans out of Freedom

The year is 1961. A wall has been built through the center of Berlin. A fortified system of fences and smaller walls stretches across the Iron Curtain. 788 more words

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Review: "The New Pilgrims"

Joseph Castleberry‘s most recent monograph, released today, is a fascinating reflection on one of the topics currently occupying national (and world) attention: immigration.  Castleberry–a veteran international church worker, M.Div. 817 more words


"Laying Priebus’s Plans To Waste": A Nation of Sociopaths? What The Trump Phenomenon Says About America

Donald Trump signed the Republican National Committee loyalty pledge on September 3 at Trump Tower in New York.

The Republican Party has a Donald Trump problem—and that has some Democrats thanking Lady Luck for apparently blowing on their dice. 815 more words


The Know Nothing Party, 2.0

Reader, perhaps you too have turned on your television, taken in a news program, and thought, “What the hell is going on in America right now?!” Fear not. 631 more words

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