A conversation with Sara Rushing about her recent book, The Virtues of Vulnerability (Oxford University Press, 2020). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review. Cover Photo by Anthony Intraversato on Unsplash.
On March 25th, 2021, I published an article in The Conversation offering a brief overview of the Cherokee/U.S. struggle over defining tribal citizenship. The Cherokee Supreme Court in February 2021 unilaterally struck the words “by blood” from the Cherokee Constitution, ostensibly granting Freedmen the right to run for tribal office – a right they already […]
One of the most widely criticized elements of America’s political system is its winner-take-all, first-past-the-post principle that leads to the domination of two political parties. “The Two-Party System Broke the Constitution,” writes The Atlantic. Foreign Policy argues that “the only way to prevent America’s two-party system from succumbing to extremism is to scrap it altogether.” […]
As Missouri closes its nearly three-year commemoration of the bicentennial of our tumultuous entrance into the Union, numerous books and articles have re-examined this pivotal event in American history. One such publication, entitled Contesting the Constitution: Congress Debates the Missouri Crisis, 1819-1821, examines the constitutional issues involved in Missouri’s struggle for statehood. This collection of […]