Media Roundup for September

News Articles

  1. Análisis del #1S: ¿Qué viene ahora?, Luis Vicente León, Pro Davinci
  2. Girl, What? Lena Dunham Says She Didn’t Enjoy the Met Gala Because Odell Beckham Jr. Didn’t Talk to Her: ‘I Was Not the Shape of a Woman By His Standards’, Love B. Scott,
  3. Millions of Indian workers strike for better wages, al-Jazeera
  4. Today Belongs to Workers, Tim Goulet, Jacobin
  5. Most Americans Aren’t Middle-Class Anymore, Ben Casselman, Five Thirty Eight
  6. Saudi Arabi’s top cleric says Iranians are ‘not Muslims’, BBC
  7. Army Corps don’t oppose temporary halt to Dakota access pipeline, Eyder Peralta, NPR
  8. Chinese woman tries renting a boyfriend online and it was extremely awkward, Alicia Tan, Yahoo News
  9. Fox settles with Gretchen Carlson for $20 Million – and offers an unprecedented apology, Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair
  10. Google’s clever plan to stop aspiring ISIS recruits, Andy Greenberg, Wired
  11. Math is racist: How data is driving inequality, Aimee Rawlins, CNN
  12. Laos: Barack Obama regrets ‘biggest bombing in history’, BBC
  13. 5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired for creating over 2 million phony accounts, Matt Egan, CNN
  14. Ferguson protest leader Darren Seals shot and found dead in a burning car, Lois Beckett, The Guardian
  15. Kaepernick says he’s not Muslim, blames rumor on American Islamaphobia, John Breech, CBS Sports
  16. Seahawks support Colin Kaepernick’s message, mull Week 1 protest, Sheil Kapadia, ESPN
  17. What happened after Sweden introduced a six hour work day, Narjas Zatat, The Independent
  18. Arrested by a U.S. ally over tweets: NGOs call for freedom of Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab, Ben Norton, Salon
  19. Chris Wallace to Ben Carson: ‘Do You Worry You’re Being Used as a Prop for Black Voters?’, Josh Feldman, Mediaite
  20. Broncos’ Brandon Marshall loses another sponsor, will continue to kneel during anthem, Raquel Villanueva, USA Today
  21. Hillary Clinton ‘collapse’: Video shows Democrat ‘fainting’ at 9/11 memorial, Rachael Revesz, The Independent
  22. Data reveals Hillary Clinton was right about Donald Trump’s ‘deplorable’ supporters, Steve Pierce, The Huffington Post
  23. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes in New York, burns six-year-old boy, Tom Mendelsohn, Ars Technica
  24. Soledad O’Brien eviscerates CNN: ‘You have normalized’ white supremacy with shoddy Trump reporting, David Edwards, Raw Story
  25. Giuliani on taking Iraqi oil: ‘Of course it’s legal. It’s a war’, Eric Bradner, CNN
  26. Wolf Blitzer worries cutting US weapon sales to Saudis will hurt defense contractors’ profits, David Ferguson, Raw Story
  27. Hey, Michael Rapaport: Liking hip-hop doesn’t mean you get to tell black people how to feel, Lawrence Ross, The Root
  28. Seven Bay Area officers face charges in teenage prostitute police sex scandal, Christopher Brennan, New York Daily News
  29. Hillary Clinton: Boycotting North Carolina is noble and just; boycotting Israel is bigoted and hateful, Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
  30. Venezuela fumes at Mercosur ultimatum as Latin America shifts right, Bill Trott, Reuters
  31. Oil industry fears more chaos after Colombia rebels disarm, Andrew Willis, Bloomberg
  32. American teens are turning to prostitution and other crimes because they cannot afford food: report, Cortney Drakeford, Raw Story
  33. Why men should never put their phone in their pocket, NZ Herald
  34. August Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded. Again., Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post
  35. Police union asks deputies to not escort Dolphins until players stand for anthem, Matias J. Ocner, The Miami Herald
  36. ‘Locked the black b*tch out’: North Dakota students’ racist Snapchat exposes dorm harassment, David Edwards, Raw Story
  37. I called the Wells Fargo ethics line and was fired, Matt Egan, CNN Money
  38. Protesters clash with police in Charlotte after fatal shooting of Keith Scott, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian
  39. Hundreds of U.S. scientists slam Trump for threatening to abandon Paris climate accord, Chelsea Harvey, The Washington Post
  40. Amal Clooney & this survivor of kidnapping & rape are suing ISIS, Michael Hafford, Refinery 29
  41. Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt, Lisa Respers France and Brian Stelter, CNN
  42. After police killing of unarmed man, Tulsa chief promises to ‘achieve justice’, Bill Chappel, NPR
  43. Venezuela’s Electoral Authority Makes Recall Referendum All But Impossible for 2016, David Smilde and Hugo Perez Hernaiz, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  44. Trump Ohio County Campaign Chair Resigns After Racist Comments, Sam Stein and Sam Levine, The Huffington Post
  45. La crisis emocional que también sufren los venezolanos (fotos), La Patilla
  46. Lo que gana la oposición con el Sí, Juanita Velez, La Silla Vacia
  47. Defending Hillary Clinton Isn’t Feminism, Daughter of Oya, The Race Card

Academic Articles

  1. Finlay, Christopher J. (2009). “How to do things with the word ‘terrorist.’Review of International Studies. 35 (4), 751-774.


  1. Margolick, David (2005). Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink. New York: Vintage Books.

YouTube Videos

1. Marc Lamont Hill (Full Interview)

2. Akala (Full  Interview)

3. Randy Barnett and Dave Rubin on Classical Liberalism and The Constitution

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