Tag Archives: culture

Commenting on the commentary about “Accidental Racist”

By Lisa R. Pruitt  I don’t watch TV or follow much pop culture, and most of the country music I occasionally listen to is on old albums by the likes of Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Martina McBride and Alison Krauss.  But … Continue reading

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Hunting as classed? classless? classy?

By Lisa R. Pruitt  This story by Felicity Barringer in the New York Times last week-end was a revelation for me–a revelation about the complex linkages between class and hunting. Barringer’s story is ostensibly about how the state of Utah doles out hunting … Continue reading

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The Devastating Disconnect Between Rich and Poor

Posted by Lisa R. Pruitt The Occupy Wall Street movement has recently drawn national attention to economic inequality, and several new studies and a book just published also invite us to consider the acuteness of this inequality, as well as … Continue reading

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