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Jairus Victor Grove is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University in International Relations and Political Theory and a debate coach at Harvard University. His research focuses on the new materialities of politics and warfare. He studies the effects of new forms of warfare on soldiers and civilian populations in urban settings.

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A User's Guide to the New Racism

Posted October 29, 2010 | 23:52:34 (EST)

Jairus Victor Grove
   Co-Editor, The Contemporary Condition

The past few weeks have been very educational. Bill O'Reilly insisted that...
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British Petroleum Has Good News!

Posted May 17, 2010 | 22:28:46 (EST)

I am from the Gulf coast. When proposals for offshore oil development were being discussed in the Bush years many described it as muddy and already polluted but growing up surfing and fishing in the Gulf it was always vibrant and alive. Its warm water and grassy, muddy beaches were...

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Jindal's Volcanic Reflux

Posted May 17, 2010 | 22:25:45 (EST)

With the midterms fast approaching it is important to remember what exactly the Republican party means by fiscal discipline. After the last State of the Union address Republican's criticized Democratic spending as wasteful because it:
1. Bought fuel efficient cars for government employees.
2. Invested in train development...

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Who Keeps Fighting if the Troops Leave Afghanistan?

Posted October 13, 2009 | 00:46:54 (EST)

I stumbled upon a little book today. It was, in fact, its shape and color that attracted me to it. I was in a used book store and it was a tiny, hardback, Everyman edition from the late 1940's, no more than half an inch thick. The title was small...

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Left Behind: McCain's Broken Promises

Posted October 10, 2008 | 02:27:26 (EST)

Tuesday night's debate gave us insight into McCain's strategy from here on out. It goes something like this, "Trust me, I can't tell you how I am going to fix things but I know how to and don't worry it is easy."

The refusal to give details in regards...

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Did McCain Compare Obama to a Nazi?

Posted October 7, 2008 | 21:04:06 (EST)

Yesterday, John McCain, rather than responding to the factual claims regarding his involvement in the Keating 5 scandal, engaged in the lowest form of argument. Ad Hominem attack, attacking the man, rather than the question at hand, is now the centerpiece of John McCain's bid for the presidency. The...

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