By David C. Bloomfield, Professor of Education Leadership, Law, and Policy at The CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

In the last weeks of its 2020–21 term, the U.S. Supreme Court took somewhat surprising steps favoring student rights. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. v. Alston (“NCAA”) held that colleges can’t bar…


By David C. Bloomfield, Professor of Education Leadership, Law, and Policy at The CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

In the last weeks of its 2020–21 term, the U.S. Supreme Court took somewhat surprising steps favoring student rights. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. v. Alston (“NCAA”) held that colleges can’t bar…


US Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Graduate Center, CUNY Professors Comment on the Storming of the U.S. Capitol

Professor Heath Brown

Were you at all surprised by yesterday’s events, or did you expect them?

Brown: I was unsurprised by the racism and authoritarianism of the Trump supporters who attacked the Capitol. The President has been encouraging…


Tony Blinken, incoming Secretary of State

God Bless This America

Yesterday during the Biden-Harris presentation of its national security team, Tony Blinken shared a moving and poignant memory of his step father who was the only one of 900 children at his school in Poland to survive the Holocaust. During the allied liberation, this child stood…


Vijećnica, Sarajevo’s City Hall.

Biden Election Marks American Return to the Global Community

Since the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the United States, I have received congratulatory calls and messages from friends around the world. …


“Tour of Duty,” was a 25-state, 32-city tour, March-April, 1993, featuring gay, lesbian and bi-sexual veterans in an effort to repeal the full ban that prohibited gays and lesbians from serving in the military (1941=1993

Forty-Five years ago I began coming out to myself while serving as a 19-year-old “slick sleeved” Private in the U.S. Army at Ft. Devens, Massachusetts. …


New York, Nov. 24, 2018 — Our long nightmare — 728 days of sheer hell, anxiety and rage came to a slow rolling conclusion beginning on the evening of November 6 and nearly everyday since the election, as Democratic wins piled up daily. Finally, the worm turned on Donald Trump…


During the Charlottesville white supremacist national rally that turned violent last weekend, someone raised a provocative question on Facebook: “were white people in American now fearing other white people?”

My reaction to that query was swift and resolute: I have always feared white people who have had limitless power —…


Donald Trump Should Disavow War Criminals that Endorse Him and Clarify His Views on the Yugoslav Wars and NATO Interventions

Last week, Donald Trump was perhaps falsely accused of ‘apologizing’ for NATO interventions that twice stopped the mass murder, which includes crimes of genocide, of more than 100,000 innocent civilians…

Tanya L. Domi

Balkanist, HumanRights,Prof @ColumbiaSIPA @HarrimanInst, Adj Lecturer Hunter College, Prez Advisory Board @PCRCBiH, Host & Editor of The Thought Project podcast

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