Monthly Archives: May 2011

epistemological privilege

I have very mixed feelings about assigning epistemological privilege to social-economic groups or classes. Technically speaking, I simply disagree. In practice it has an element of truth. As a social scientist, I think it is theoretically possible -if sometimes tricky … Continue reading

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not posting on Yglesias

Why no posts? 1. I don’t plan on posting much anyhow. 2. I’m in Istanbul, getting resettled, and have spent much less time on my computer as of late. 3. Related to point 1, I continue my practice of waiting … Continue reading

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we won!

Lol. Not that. Glenn Beck’s white flag: Let me give you an example. I don’t know if you’ve ever seen the TV show “Glee.” But this show stands out and stands for almost — almost every value that I have. … Continue reading

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