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From a sociologist, thoughtful responses to questions about trends, social problems, and current events.

Is it Possible to Be an Ethical Consumer?
A sociologist's take on what it means to be an ethical consumer in today's world.

Is it Possible to Be an Ethical Consumer? Part 2
A sociologist's take on the limits and pitfalls of ethical consumption.

What's the Difference Between Prejudice and Racism?

What's the Deal with White Privilege?

The Gender Pay Gap is Real, and Here's Why it Exists

Can Sociology Help Me Counter Claims of "Reverse Racism"?

What is Capitalism, Exactly?

You've Come a Long Way, Baby: Capitalism Through the Years

Understanding Global Capitalism

From Monopoly Capitalism to Global Capitalism

Global Capitalism

Ten Critiques of Global Capitalism

What's So Bad About Global Capitalism, Part 2

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