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    Introducing The Politics of Race in American Film: a new podcast from the LSE US Centre featuring Dr Clive James Nwonka

Introducing The Politics of Race in American Film: a new podcast from the LSE US Centre featuring Dr Clive James Nwonka

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The LSE US Centre is excited to introduce our new podcast series, The Politics of Race in American Film, now available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and the LSE Player. Hosted by Dr. Clive James Nwonka, over five episodes this podcast will explore what makes film such a powerful lens for understanding race, politics & society.

In Episode 1, “The […]

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    Biden’s relief package should focus on low-income households say expert US economists.

Biden’s relief package should focus on low-income households say expert US economists.

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The first weeks of President Joe Biden’s new administration have seen a focus on getting a large COVID-19 relief and stimulus bill through Congress. Romesh Vaitilingam reports on a new survey of 42 economic experts on the relief proposals, with there being broad agreement that they should focus on relief rather than economic stimulus and that they should target […]

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    Party activists may determine the future of the Republican Party

Party activists may determine the future of the Republican Party

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With the impeachment and exit of Donald Trump from the presidential stage, the Republican Party now faces a dilemma of how to define itself so that it can win back Congress and the White House. In new research Rosalyn Cooperman, Gregory Shufeldt, and Kimberly Conger find that GOP activists fit into two broad groups: Establishment Republicans who are more […]

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    Book Review: Inevitably Toxic: Historical Perspectives on Contamination, Exposure and Expertise edited by Brinda Sarathy, Vivien Hamilton and Janet Farrell Brodie

Book Review: Inevitably Toxic: Historical Perspectives on Contamination, Exposure and Expertise edited by Brinda Sarathy, Vivien Hamilton and Janet Farrell Brodie

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In Inevitably Toxic: Historical Perspectives on Contamination, Exposure and Expertise, editors Brinda Sarathy, Vivien Hamilton and Janet Farrell Brodie bring together contributors in a timely call to place ‘toxicity’ back at the centre of public health discussions, exploring different toxic landscapes in North America and Japan to denaturalise the presence of inorganic contaminants in an environment. Revealing toxicity as the outcome […]

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