Live-Stream Recording: “How do we Build a Just Long Island?” (11/29/18)

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On November 29th, 2018, the Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy and ERASE Racism NY co-hosted the forum “How do we Build a Just Long Island?” This forum was part of a 5 part series which strives to change the narrative about race, fight segregation, and work towards a more inclusive […]

New in Writing InE/J: Center Funded Research Reflections for Summer 2018!

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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 […]

WCSA 2018 Annual Conference Live-Stream Video Archive Posted

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The Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy at Stony Brook University was proud to host the Annual Meeting of the Working-Class Studies Association in June of 2018 You can watch recordings of all panels and plenary sessions on our YouTube Channel. Click HERE to view the playlist! Class at the Border: […]

January 31, 2018: “How to Spend Trillions on ‘Infrastructure'” (S. Kelton)

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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 […]

October 8, 2017: A Seat at the Table (Z. Miletsky)

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Diverse: Issues in Education, October 8, 2017 As soon as Donald Trump was elected President, the tacit comparisons to 1930s Germany began. Many people quoted—via memes—the famous line by Martin Niemöller, a Protestant pastor who spoke out against Adolf Hitler and who paid for it by spending the last seven years of his life in a […]

October 5, 2017: How We Think About the Deficit Is Mostly Wrong (S. Kelton)

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New York Times, October 5, 2017 With their nine-page “framework,” President Trump and congressional Republicans have turned to tax cuts in a bid to get a victory on their policy agenda. Mr. Trump has promised to deliver “the biggest tax cut in the history of our country.” It achieved a rare feat of bipartisan agreement […]

September 29, 2017: Congress Can Give Every American a Pony (If It Breeds Enough Ponies) (S. Kelton)

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LA Times, September 29, 2017 In 1860, Abraham Lincoln’s campaign slogan was “Vote Yourself a Farm.” In 1900, William McKinley promised “A Full Dinner Plate.” And in 1928, Herbert Hoover won a landslide victory pledging “A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage.” A free farm, a full belly and a shiny new […]

September 19, 2017: Harvard has shown its commitment to diversity was always a farce (C. Fleming)

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Vox, September 19, 2017 This fall, a history scholar named Michelle Jones will begin her doctoral work at New York University. Earlier this year, she was rejected from Harvard — after being initially accepted. While there are plenty of academics who could relate to Jones’s exclusion from one of the most elite universities in the […]

September 19, 2017: Pursuing a Toxic Agenda: Environmental Injustice in the Early Trump Administration (C. Sellers)

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September 19, 2017 The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) is an organization comprised of academics and non-profit employees that promotes open and accessible government data and information along with evidence-based policy making. “Pursuing a Toxic Agenda” is the second part of a multipart series on the early days of the Trump administration. In this series, EDGI […]