In the summer of 2018, the Center for the Studies of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy funded the research of five Stony Brook University PhD candidates. Their research dealt clearly, centrally and explicitly with questions of inequality, social, and/or environmental justice. Click here to view the research reflections and to learn more about ground breaking […]
Steering Committee member Crystal Fleming’s new book How to be Less Stupid About Race is coming September 18, 2018, and is now available for pre-order via Beacon, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound.
The New York Times There was only one reference to the deficit in last night’s State of the Union speech, and it had nothing to do with the federal budget. I found that refreshing — we can carry a deficit if the money’s spent wisely — but that’s another story. What President Trump talked about was […]
June 7, 2017, Vox By: Christopher Sellers That screeching sound you hear this Earth Day is the sound of our federal government making a U-turn on the environment. What a difference a year and an election have made. Last April 22, the United States was making notable progress on some of our toughest environmental problems. Grassroots mobilizations […]
The Boston Review ROBERT CHASE Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy Heather Ann Thompson Pantheon, $35 (cloth) In September a national network of incarcerated Americans conducted the first-ever coordinated prison strike against U.S. prison labor. The strike’s manifesto, “ Call to Action Against Slavery in America,” declares, “We will […]