Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Alana Lentin

Dr Alana Lentin joined the School of Humanities and Communication Arts in Cultural and Social Analysis in June 2012 after six years in the Department of Sociology at the University of Sussex, UK. She works on the critical theorization of race, racism and multiculturalism. She is the author of The Crises of Multiculturalism (with Gavan Titley 2011), Racism and Sociology (with Wulf D. Hund 2014), Racism (2008) and Racism & Anti-Racism in Europe (2004). She is the current President of the Australian Critical Race & Whiteness Association.


If pushing pardons for savage Jan. 6 seditionists isn’t unpardonable, what is?

Abusive pardons of the most serious crimes represent the great terrorist threat to self-government.

Texas GOP passes bills allowing Abbott appointee to take over Democratic county’s elections

"These bills are not about election reform," said one Harris County official. "They are entirely about suppressing voters' voices."

Bottom-dwelling marine animals thriving on offshore wind farm foundations

"My feeling is that a smart, science-based location of offshore wind farms, where ecological principles are incorporated in the design is needed to combat climate change.”

Garbage in, garbage CEO windfalls out

‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules.

The move toward a four-day workweek obscures low pay

Of course Americans deserve to work fewer hours. But unless the move to a four-day workweek is accompanied by a massive pay raise, it merely frees up time to work more.