David Nibert

David Nibert, former community activist and tenants’ rights organizer, is Professor of Sociology at Wittenberg University.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Now Is the Time to End the Oppression of Nonhuman Animals
In the cacophony of reports and commentary on the disaster and discord produced by Covid-19, discussion of human treatment of nonhuman animals and its link to the pandemic remains largely nonexistent. In reality, the current catastrophe is but the latest of a long series of tragedies resulting from...
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Friday, December 12, 2014
The Hilarity of Developmental Disability
It is disheartening that, 20 years after the 1994 film Dumb and Dumber, not only has a sequel been released but the new film also has earned largely favorable reviews. While harmful stereotypes and representations in the media of some oppressed groups have diminished over the years, disparaging...
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