Print Story I really am a winner.
By gzt (Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 09:33:42 PM EST) gzt, climate, winner, winning, friggin' intense (all tags)
A good friend of mine in the department won as well, which is nice. They give out four awards in two categories in this competition, I got one in the one category, she got one in the other, I don't know what the deal with the other two awards is (they can split however they want). They presumably were won by people elsewhere (gosh, my department doesn't win everything?).

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Print Story on the rise of nativist populism
By gzt (Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 05:09:11 PM EST) gzt, nativism, populism, sanity caucus, inflation, climate, denialism (all tags)

Points out that despite all their interest in the Founding Fathers and other aspects of American civil religion, the Tea Party movement is simply another nativist populist movement like the various similar parties in Europe, distinguished only by their relative influence.

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Print Story ready for the semester to be over
By gzt (Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 04:44:36 PM EST) gzt, manos, republicans, doom, climate, doha, socialism (all tags)
la la la.

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