Shamus Khan

Shamus Khan

Shamus Khan, the chair of the sociology department at Columbia University, is the author of “Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School.”

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Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. (Saul Loeb/AP) Views
Friday, September 28, 2018
Kavanaugh Is Lying. His Upbringing Explains Why.
Brett Kavanaugh may not be telling the whole truth. When President George W. Bush nominated him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 2006, he told senators that he’d had nothing to do with the war on terror’s detention policies; that was not true . Kavanaugh also...
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