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A Tale of Many Borders

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Gabriella Sanchez


Unaccompanied Minors and the Perils of Sentimentalism It is almost the last week in July, and the sun along the…More

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Working on The Hill

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Shirley J. Fiske


Politics as the Art of the Possible Despite Congress’s abysmally poor reputation in the public eye and its polarization, the…More

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Attack of the Social Media Zombies

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Samuel Gerald Collins


My colleague, Matthew Durington, and I have just finished our final iteration of a 4-year collaborative project, Anthropology By the…More

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The Trouble with ISIS

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Daniel Martin Varisco


A decade ago the Canadian Pakistani Muslim, Irshad Manji, published her controversial book, The Trouble with Islam.  She identified many…More

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Join the Club

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


An essential step in the ongoing development of aspiring anthropologists is involvement in some type of school affiliated anthropology club…More

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Mapping Otra Economía with our own bodies, 2013 at Santiago del Estero, Argentina. Photo courtesy of Rosana Miraglino from Fundación Oasi.

As formerly stated, an issue continually under debate in the field of otra economía & sociedad is whether it is…More

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Ideas for the First Day of Class I hate most so-called “icebreakers.” Too many camp, workshop and classroom experiences have…More

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The Tragedy of Not Knowing History

* * * * ½ 4 votes

Daniel Martin Varisco


In a recent article in The Economist, published one day after we in America celebrated our independence from foreign rule,…More

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All of us are the coop- we are all equal" Motto of the School Coop "Marcos Sastre", Argentina. Photo Courtesy Ana Heras, 2011

I had already anticipated that anthropology contributes to an important debate on otra economía & sociedad by making visible what…More

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Anthropologist as Translator

As anthropologists we are acquainted with the challenges of translation. Whether through the process of learning a new language, or…More

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