SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
Conservatives Attacking Pornography Carry on History of Politicized Moral Panics
by Kelsy Burke
Calls by J.D. Vance and other conservative politicians for bans on pornography echo the tactics and the failures of America's first anti-obscenity crusader, Anthony Comstock.
SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
When Politicians Like JD Vance Call Professors Like Me the Enemy, What's Really Going On?
by Benjamin Carter Hett
It's no longer politically expedient to attack minorities or immigrants; professors make a great substitute because their work is often a mystery to the public and they don't have the power to fight back.
SOURCE: Hedgehog Review
Left Behind: The Trouble with Euphemism
by Nancy Isenberg
A historian of white rural poverty says that the cultural phenomenon of JD Vance's book "Hillbilly Elegy" is just the latest deployment of the "left behind" euphemism to obscure the nature of poverty in the United States. The rural poor are and have been part and parcel of the American economic order.
Historian Makes Case For "What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia" In New Book
Historian Elizabeth Catte takes on J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy."
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