Roger Lancaster

Roger Lancaster

Roger Lancaster is a professor of anthropology and cultural studies at George Mason University and author of Sex Panic and the Punitive State.

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AIDS activist group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) protest at the headquarters of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 11, 1988 in Rockville, Maryland. The action, called SEIZE CONTROL OF THE FDA by the group, shut down the FDA for the day. (Photo by Catherine McGann/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Love One Another or Die: Lessons for Coronavirus From the HIV/AIDS Crisis
There's something surreal about the present admonitions coming from public health advisors and officials: Don't touch your face. Stay home and avoid social contact with others. Expect measures like shutdowns, lockdowns, quarantines, and social distancing to remain in place for up to 18 months. And...
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Chris Matthews of MSNBC waits to go on the air inside the spin room at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino after the Democratic presidential primary debate on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Views
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Welcome to the New Legitimation Crisis: Bernie Sanders vs. the Plutocrats
In the wake of Bernie Sanders' blowout victory in the Nevada caucuses, Anand Giridharadas took to MSNBC to chastise the punditocracy and out-of-touch elites for their lack of curiosity, their inability to comprehend the public's yearning for more meaningful democracy. Giving unsolicited advice to...
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