"Former President Donald Trump has made human trafficking central to his platform, pledging to mobilize the full force of the U.S. government to fight this 'epidemic,' a hard line he recently reiterated in a speech in Ohio."
On November 30, the far-right pundit Éric Zemmour announced that he would be candidate to the French presidential election. A journalist and polemicist, he was mostly known for his Islamophobic, xenophobic, racist, and sexist public statements.
Of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the last
major immigration reform bill, former Member Mae Ngai writes, “It embodied the idea
that we could ‘wipe the slate’ clean by legalizing the undocumented
already here and preventing future...
Free speech makes no distinctions as to quality; academic
freedom does. Are all opinions equally valid in a university
classroom? Are professors being "ideological" when they refuse to
accept the Bible as scientific evidence? What, then, becomes
In 1970, the economist Albert Hirschman, former
Professor in the School of Social Science, published a short book
outlining the choices available to public officials confronted by
immoral or dysfunctional behavior in office. One option was to
Joan Wallach Scott, Professor
Emerita in the School of Social Science, discusses the threats to
academic freedom that exist in the current political atmosphere
with Bill Moyers, former White House Press Secretary, saying:
Charles Kolb, a Senior Public Policy Executive and contributor
for Huffington Post, writes of the realities of waning
American innovation and productivity, along with the great decline
of basic research funding. With reference to the Usefulness
Browning, Member (1994–95) in the School of Historical Studies,
examines Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939 by Volker Ullrich in
relation to the current political situation in the United States,
writing "in early 2017 it is impossible for an...