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A Morning After: Ukraine, Putin, and the Attack on Democracy

INTRODUCTORY NOTE:  I have been in a period of personal and professional reorganization following a major health scare. From June through September I was in treatment for throat cancer following 2 months of diagnosis and testing. The chemo and radiation therapy I underwent destroyed what had been a malignant tumor at the base of my tongue, and this good news […] Read Moreabout A Morning After: Ukraine, Putin, and the Attack on Democracy

Beginning Again: On Knowledge democracy and Culture Circles in America

Knowledge democracy is a phrase that refers to long-standing conflicts over what constitutes knowledge and whose knowledge counts. The phrase has been advanced as a kind of platform for resistance to the domination of what long-time scholar-activists Budd Hall and Rajesh Tandon (2017) describe as a small band of knowledge systems created by white male scientists in Europe some 500 […] Read Moreabout Beginning Again: On Knowledge democracy and Culture Circles in America