Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Trump, Barthes, and the Triumph of Wrestling

by Tenzan Eaghll I don’t know if Donald Trump is a sexist, racist, misogynist, bigot, or even if he is a neo-fascist, but he sure played one in this year’s election. Just like the World Wrestling champion Hulk Hogan, who … Continue reading

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Building Broad Support (or the Appearance of it)

by Steven Ramey This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. A New Jersey fundraiser last weekend titled “Humanity United Against Terror” provides an excellent example of one of the tricks of building cooperation. The Republican Hindu … Continue reading

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Terrorism in Paris: Religious Violence and the Role of the Scholar of Religion

By Philip L. Tite This past weekend was marked by a horrific act of violence in Paris, leaving at least 129 people dead, hundreds more injured, and millions in shock and grief. Bombs and shootings throughout various parts of the … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk on the Secular Popular Revolts (backed by secret Islamists? Er, no)

Robert Fisk’s op-ed in the Independent (Sunday, 20 February 2011) confronts the dominant Western government and media stereotype of the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, and Libya (and national socialist China?). They are not religiously inspired uprisings – and Fisk requests that we please … Continue reading

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