Articles tagged identity politics

Nobody Won the ‘War for the Soul of America’

Andrew Hartman’s engaging exploration of the culture wars confirms that the conflicts will never be resolved because both sides are too extreme for America's moderate middle-ground.

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Power and Possibility in Political Satire: 22 Years of ‘22 Minutes’

Canada’s hit comedy news program offers a provocative example of the role political satire and popular culture can play in defining and even changing a nation

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24 Aug 2009 // 2:00 AM

Black Gay Marriage

Listening to ‘A Spirited Debate on Gay Marriage’ from the Michael Eric Dyson Show

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Imus steps into ongoing fray about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ hair

CHICAGO—For African-American women, hair has been the battleground over definitions of beauty. And when it comes to their hair, no word is more incendiary

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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