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Paul Adams Shepard

Writer, political analyst and cultural critic (USA)

 

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The Smirking Class as Vanguard of History 

The Smirking Class as Vanguard of History 

When the 2016 midterms finally cooled and solidified, you looked back on them and might have seen countless bright signs of a Democratic triumph.
The Secret of the Longhorn: How Texas Surrendered Her Soul   

The Secret of the Longhorn: How Texas Surrendered Her Soul   

Descending from the first cattle ever to see North America, brought there by Columbus and the doom-bearing sailors under his command, the Texas longhorn is widely-known as a symbol of that state
White problems: Privilege theory supplants human rights

White problems: Privilege theory supplants human rights

“White privilege” refers to a whole constellation of extralegal, unearned, at times invisible benefits conferred to people by virtue of their whiteness. Philosophy Professor Shannon Sullivan and others made the attempt to move the discussion to “white priority,”
Rat-Race in Heels: Bourgeois Feminism is Not Progressive

Rat-Race in Heels: Bourgeois Feminism is Not Progressive

Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 826 into law. The legislation mandates that by the end of 2021, all publicly traded companies headquartered in California must include a minimum of two women on five-member boards of directors and a minimum of three women on boards with six or more members
Mammon’s dossier: When will big tech know you through and through?

Mammon’s dossier: When will big tech know you through and through?

A lawsuit filed in New Mexico last week alleges that app developer Tiny Lab and by association, Google, Twitter and several other tech companies essentially ignored the Children’s Online Privacy Act.
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