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  • Money talks: Big business, political strategy and corporate involvement in US state politics

    Political spending by corporations is big business. As one corporate executive with experience in business-government relations says, “A company that is dependent on government that does not donate to politicians is engaging in corporate malpractice.” Our research group heard that statement during a series of interviews with industry insiders that we conducted for a study [
  • Why are masks political?

    Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "The film represents enslaved Black people in accordance with longstanding stereotypes, as servants, notable for their devotion to their white masters or for their ineptitude. And the film's treatment of this world through a lens of nostalgia denies the horrors of slavery as well as its legacies of racial inequality." — Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart's new introduction to Gone with the Wind,...

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  • Losing a friend to politics

    Today I lost a close friend.� Cherished and admired by my family. �A great humanitarian. Generous and kind individual. �I have a heavy heart for it was so sudden.� No, she did not die!� Then why such great sadness?� She