Never Again

Red stains the walls of the mosque of proud Hebron, red on the floor and red on the ceiling, as rage blossoms red in the hearts of the people, but no anger remains in the eyes on the floor.

By | 2018-07-16T12:19:13+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Blog article, Poetry|Comments Off on Never Again

Publication: González Review of Film Criticism, The Cold War, and the Blacklist by Jeff Smith

As one of the most widely discussed and researched subjects within the field of film studies, the Hollywood blacklist makes for a difficult task to explore. Previous research in film studies generally examines how members within the Hollywood community came to become blacklisted, either on behalf of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) directly or by their fellow artists. Furthermore, previous literature has simply expressed hypotheses as to the intent of anti-communist films: as propaganda or allegory. In Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist, Jeff Smith provides a new perspective on the phenomenon by elucidating why anti-communist films functioned as they did, regardless of propagandistic or allegorical intent.

By | 2018-07-16T13:10:38+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Member news, Member publication, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Publication: González Review of Film Criticism, The Cold War, and the Blacklist by Jeff Smith

On the Formalization of the E-Waste Recycling Economy, in China and the World

Environmental news in the latter half of 2015 has been characterized by an upsurge of discouraging stories worldwide, not least from China. Despite the recent slowdown in economic growth, there have been industrial accidents and unprecedented air quality issues plaguing the country. However, there is at least one local environmental story that appears to defy this bleak trend. In December of 2015, the highly polluted town of Guiyu was suddenly vacated, and all of the informal hazardous waste recycling that had been polluting the soil, the water, and the bodies of young children, came to a halt.

By | 2018-07-16T13:03:39+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Blog article, Commentary|Comments Off on On the Formalization of the E-Waste Recycling Economy, in China and the World