Category: United States of Anxiety

Change the Rules – Casual and Insecure Work – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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Join the biggest movement for workers in Australia right now. Join the Change The Rules Campaign. Don’t forget to join your union. If you want to fight the Liberals, do the one thing they hate and one thing they can’t break – stand in solidarity.

I will leave you with my favourite Change the Rules Tweet today. This tweet has an important heartfelt message and it goes to the heart of this article.

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The United States of Anxiety, Episode 5: White People, Masculinity, and Donald Trump’s Appeal | The Nation

Race has become a central issue in this presidential campaign. But this time, it’s not all about people of color. It’s also about white Americans, and what their place is in 21st-century America.

Source: The United States of Anxiety, Episode 5: White People, Masculinity, and Donald Trump’s Appeal | The Nation

The United States of Anxiety, Episode 6: Drugs, Gang Violence, and Other Suburban Problems | The Nation

When you think of the suburbs, chances are you don’t picture gang violence and drug epidemics. Yet both have become prominent facts of life for many residents in Suffolk County, on New York’s Long Island.

Source: The United States of Anxiety, Episode 6: Drugs, Gang Violence, and Other Suburban Problems | The Nation

The United States of Anxiety, Episode 3: Just How Broken Is Our Immigration System? | The Nation

Tom McCarthy, a retired NYPD detective and lifelong Long Island resident, has spent much of his adult life straddling two very different worlds. Each day he would leave the calm of his suburban community to patrol the notorious Queensbridge housing projects.

Source: The United States of Anxiety, Episode 3: Just How Broken Is Our Immigration System? | The Nation

The United States of Anxiety, Episode 4: The Media That Created Trump | The Nation

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So how did we get to this point? Where a nominee for a major party has been heard bragging about assaulting women. The United States of Anxiety has been listening carefully to Trump supporters in an effort to understand this election season.

Source: The United States of Anxiety, Episode 4: The Media That Created Trump | The Nation

The United States of Anxiety, Episode 1: Why Does Trump Appeal to So Many Voters? | Audio

For many voters, this election is not simply about deciding the next president of the United States; it’s a referendum on what it means to be  American.

Source: The United States of Anxiety, Episode 1: Why Does Trump Appeal to So Many Voters? | The Nation