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The Gun Scare

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On September 21, 2013
We know of the Red Scare. On campus, anticommunism during World War I and after World War II led to fired faculty and silenced opposition. Today we live in the Gun Scare. If professors speak out against the NRA, they are drummed out of their jobs.The website Campus Reform is their McCarthyite shock troops. I […]

I’m a fraud!

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On August 13, 2013
I don’t want to steal anyone’s thunder or appear to be piling on, but one aspect of Hugo Schyzer’s “confession” strikes me as especially problematic, especially at a time in which the humanities are under assault from well-funded conservative forces: his claim of academic fraudulence. He’s clearly not a fraud in the traditional sense, i.e. […]

ISA! ISA!

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In Robert Farley
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On April 4, 2013
Blogging at you today from the 2013 International Studies Association Conference in San Francisco, California. If you’re currently enjoying ISA, please consider stopping by the International Studies Blogging Reception, which should include blogger types from Monkey Cage, Duck of Minerva, and LGM.  A few random links of note: Mmm… $900 million… This is how Auburn […]
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