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Claude Levi Strauss

Pollution and Inequality: A Shared History

Nourish International | Posted 06.05.2016 | Green
Nourish International

It's important to realize how this line of thinking is still hugely influential today as developing nations remain prime targets for businesses looking to offload pollution and exploit cheap labor.

Why Writers Write the Crazy Books They Write

Claudia Ricci | Posted 08.19.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Why writers write what they write is an endlessly interesting topic, or at least it is to those of us who spend our lives writing.

Arizona: the Other as Enemy

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aldo Civico

On the day the governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, signed an outrageous immigration law, I was at the JFK airport in New York about to embark on a one-mo...

A Memory of Claude Lévi-Strauss

Scott Atran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Atran

In 1974, when I was a graduate student in anthropology at Columbia University, I wanted to organize a discussion of universals. At the time, I was working for Margaret Mead as one of her assistants.

Why We Must Put an End to the Debate Over National Identity

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

If Claude Levi-Strauss left us a lesson, it was simply that the word "identity" applies to subjects, not to communities; it can be used in the plural, never in the singular.