Monday, February 6, 2023

Lisa Hardy, Gwendolyn Saul and Kerry F. Thompson

Lisa Hardy is a medical anthropologist studying health, well-being, equity, and COVID-19. Her past research focuses on minority health and policy in the US southwest. She directs the Social Science Community Engagement Lab and serves as the current Editor of the journal Practicing Anthropology. Gwendolyn Saul is an ethnographer and cultural anthropologist interested in creative and innovative ways to implement critical Indigenous theory into museum spaces and practices. My research and scholarship has focused on oral histories, museum studies, contemporary Indigenous art, and critical Indigenous theory. The political and social ideals that shape Kerry Thompson's research and writing in anthropology and archaeology include: social justice, inclusion, and equity for Indigenous and other marginalized people. Primarily her research and teaching are focused on different facets of Indigenous perspectives and paradigms in archaeology and anthropology.


Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.