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Undodged Bullets and Broken Eggs

Ian Storey discusses how a problem of language and appearance in our society fails to account for untold millions of people who are suffering. Posted on 2 February 2015 | 10:00 am

The House We All Live in

This past weekend I took the time to watch Eugene Jarecki’s new documentary film The House I Live In, which calls passionately and insistently for the U.S. to end its decades-long War on Drugs. Jarecki’s previous documentary work includes The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002) and Why We Fight (2006), and he is known for…Read more The House We All Live in Posted on 22 January 2013 | 12:33 pm

Casualties on “The War on Fat

Thinking through the Human Condition: Arendt and Anthropology Common wisdom has it that the U.S. now faces an “obesity epidemic.” Ample statistical evidence would seem to support this claim. According to recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, sixty-eight percent of adults, and thirty-two percent of children and adolescents, qualify as…Read more Casualties on “The War on Fat Posted on 14 September 2012 | 9:37 am