This post describes the term symbolic violence as used by Pierre Bourdieu as “… the capacity to impose the means for comprehending and adapting to the social world by representing economic and political power in disguised, taken-for-granted forms.“ This means that some people have the ability to impose their own preferred…
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This post describes the term symbolic violence as used by Pierre Bourdieu as “… the capacity to impose the means for comprehending and adapting to the social world by representing economic and political power in disguised, taken-for-granted…
Here we are in the penultimate weekend of the professional football season for 2017-2018. The final four. And, usually, a far better weekend of football than that of the Super Bowl.
The early game is Jacksonville at New England. There has…
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Susan Hennessey and Jack Goldsmith tried to excuse the Trump opponents voting to give Jeff Sessions more tools to crack down on brown people and dissenters. But they don't address the most problematic new tools that the 702 reauthorization gives Sessions.
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Glenn Simpson's lawyer seems to have suggested in August that Oleg Erovinkin was "killed as a result of the publication of this dossier." If he was, he was killed because Fusion leaked HUMINT to the press.
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Four more games, two today, two tomorrow. Win or go home. All the platitudes. I have been spending a great deal of my time the last week with the porcelain god in the bathroom, and nearly all of it the last 24 hours. Also have a pretty important…
The Simpson transcript doesn't do as much as Democrats would like for establishing solid ties between the FBI investigation and the Steele dossier. But there's so much else that predicated the investigation that that doesn't matter.
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Paul Ryan got Trump to revise his complaints about FISA yesterday by assuring him that Section 702 couldn't have hurt him. But there's a lot of circumstantial evidence to suggest Section 702 was important in getting Papadopoulos to flip as Title I was in getting Flynn to flip.
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People often wonder about how attraction affects whether an interaction is sexual harassment or not. I have an answer for that, a story from my own life. This is my story, but I'm so damn tired of starring in it. Let's make it your story this…
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