Anthropologist on the Street Episode 14: “Political Divisiveness & the Encouragement of Violence with Dr. Jennie Burnet”
“When multicultural societies begin dividing into factions based on ethnic identities, assigning blame to the “other” and emphasizing the differences among us rather than the similarities, the stage is set for political violence… or worse.
“Dr. Jennie… more »
In recent months, President Trump has used other terms to label terrorists, calling them instead “deranged persons” and even “losers.” Newsweek spoke with a number of experts and persons affected by acts of terror about using these labels and others. Global Studies’ Dr. John Horgan was one such expert:
“John Horgan, a professor at… more »
On November 1, 2017, an attacker drove a truck into a busy lower Manhattan bike path. The attacker, an Uzbekistan citizen who legally entered the U.S. in 2011, was “under the radar of counterterrorism officials,” says the article posted on Arab News.
The reporter spoke with Global Studies’ Professor John Horgan, whom they noted… more »