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The costs of American exceptionalism

Reading about the heart-breaking stories of immigrant children at American borders who are snatched from their parents (literally from their mothers’ breasts), tagged, categorized, renamed, hushed, and assigned spots in surveilled warehouses, reinforces several points for me: 1. We often become what we strenuously resist: In its effort to keep the exteriorized ‘outside’ at bay, …Continue Reading >>>

Yanny vs Laurel

Ej, Alethea, Kyah and I returned home today from teaching at the Workshop on Reimagining Education at the rapturous Swaraj University in Udaipur. After days in the wilds, away from the incessant and electronic humming of the city, I switched on my computer to find a new internet controversy: not Childish Gambino’s “This is America” …Continue Reading >>>

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