Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College

Tag: Current Events

Chase Tweets Financial Advice

A discussion about a backfired tweet from Chase bank, which seemed to blame people’s economic problems on irresponsible spending.  The Tweet was picked up by

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Reparations at Georgetown

Recently, Georgetown students voted to pay an additional fee in an attempt to atone for the school’s past with slavery. We discuss the idea of

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Jussie Smollett

The Annex discusses the case of Jussie Smollett, an actor who was charged with fabricating a hate crime .

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Cancel Culture

We discuss “cancel culture”, demands that cultural products are removed from public distribution and circulation when their creators are enmeshed in moral transgressions.

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The College Cheating Scandal

We discuss the College Cheating Scandal, in which several celebrities and wealthy people were caught using bribery and cheating to get their children into prestigious schools.

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