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What does it mean to welcome Omar Khadr? University students and the lesson of hospitality

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Tyler J. Pollard interviews David L. Clark Earlier this year, professor and public intellectual, Dr. David L. Clark, invited the President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University, Dr. Patrick Deane, to support offering Canadian citizen Omar Khadr a spot in the … Continue reading




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The Fire This Time: Black Youth and the Spectacle of Postracial Violence

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In 1963, James Baldwin published an essay entitled “The Negro Child – His Self-Image,” in The Saturday Review. Later celebrated as “A Talk to Teachers,” his prescient opening paragraph unfolds with the following observation: Let’s begin by saying that we … Continue reading




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The “Suicidal State” and the War on Youth Henry Giroux explores Paul Virilio’s notion of a “suicidal state”—defined as a government which “works to destroy its own defenses against anti-democratic forces”—and how the United States is moving ever closer to self-annihilation … Continue reading




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Hoodie Politics: Trayvon Martin and Racist Violence in Post-Racial America Today marks the 37th day since the death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American who was gunned down by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in Orlando, Florida. Mass spectacles … Continue reading




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