History and prior political science research forecast a dismal 2022 midterm for Democrats. However, Donald Trump, the consequences of his presidency, and his chosen candidates dragged the Republicans down.
Teaching (amid a) White Backlash
White conservatives use vigilante violence and state suppressionist "backlash" tactics to undermine movements for equality. Together, we can stop them.
White Backlash and the American State – Syllabus
This syllabus, "White Backlash and the American State," examines the relationship between white vigilantism, state violence, and the American state.
There’s a Legitimate Critique of the 1619 Project. And Then There’s Sean Wilentz.
Conservatives have relied on a small group of historians to validate their criticisms of the 1619 Project. Now one of the most vocal historians against the 1619 Project is trying to distance himself from the far-Right.
Suffrage Pie, Honest Watergate Salad, and (Im)Peach-Mint Crumb Cake: Food, Recipes, and Humor as Political Commentary
Although social media enables political food puns to go viral, they are rooted in a long tradition of journalists, activists, and average citizens combining food and humor to poke fun at political opponents. This article examines three such moment: (Im)Peach-Mint Crumb Cake and President Trump, The Watergate Cookbook and President Nixon, and Suffrage Pie For the Doubting Husband from the women's suffrage movement.