Social Sciences

Colin Kaepernick and the myth of the ‘good’ protest

November 21, 2017

Effective protest is like Mr. Kaepernick’s: it’s collective and contingent and all about long and difficult struggles.

Law School clinic case on sanctuary cities secures permanent injunction

November 21, 2017

A federal judge in California has permanently blocked the Trump administration from denying funding to sanctuary cities, a major victory for a Yale Law clinic.

SOM Insights: Professor Rodrigo Canales on the broken promise of DACA

November 21, 2017

Yale SOM’s Rodrigo Canales answers questions about what DACA has meant for the policy’s recipients and the benefits of immigration to the U.S. economy.

A suggestion for younger evangelicals: Lose the label

November 14, 2017

"Evangelical” no longer means what it once did. And for the people it’s supposed to describe, it’s doing more harm than good.

Finding the religious in the secular with Kathryn Lofton

November 14, 2017

Kathryn Lofton, professor of religious studies, American studies, and history, discusses her new book “Consuming Religion.”

Robbing blue states to pay red

November 14, 2017

A new spoils system based on state partisanship wouldn’t just poison our politics. It could also cripple our economic future.

‘Panorama’ correspondent to talk about mental asylums, truth in reporting

November 13, 2017

During her Poynter visit at Yale on Nov. 15, Hilary Andersson will speak at two public events.

Veterans Day remarks by Rob Henderson ’18

November 13, 2017

For Rob Henderson ’18, service in the military provided a stability that was lacking during his early childhood, when he lived in foster homes.

SOM Insights: Social media, the corporation, and the state

November 13, 2017

Professor Shyam Sunder assesses some of the complications that arise when multinational corporations become implicated in political questions.

Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between

November 8, 2017

Linda Greenhouse, the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School (Harvard University Press)