All the King’s Men and Donald Trump

Mark Twain once wrote that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. In the age of Donald Trump, that rhyme is abundantly apparent in Robert Penn Warren’s All the King Men, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947, and was adapted into films in both 1949 and 2006. A decade after the latest film adaptation[…]

Forgotten Plague at IACFSME

The following is a statement to be read at the Forgotten Plague screening held at the International Association of CFS/ME Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 27th, 2016. Thank you all for attending this special screening of Forgotten Plague at IACFSME. Most people like to receive presents on their birthday, but[…]

Thoughts on Cory Booker’s “United”

I’m currently halfway through Cory Booker’s book United and there are a couple really key points that resonate with me that I didn’t expect to. Obviously he is known for being the Stanford football player, Rhodes Scholar, and Newark mayor who saved women from burning buildings, shoveled his neighbors’ snow, won a $100 million grant from[…]

Thoughts on Cory Booker’s “United”

I’m currently halfway through Cory Booker’s book United and there are a couple really key points that resonate with me that I didn’t expect to. Obviously he is known for being the Stanford football player, Rhodes Scholar, and Newark mayor who saved women from burning buildings, shoveled his neighbors’ snow, won a $100 million grant from[…]

Don’t Fear the Revolution

During the fall of 2011 I wrote on the possibilities of Muslim democracy following the Arab Spring for The Citizen, UGA’s journal of political science and international affairs (usually only for faculty, but I was fortunate enough to be asked to write a piece). I go back and take a look with each turn in[…]