Welcome back! This week at TSP we’ve got research on the rise of data journalism, prison labor, and the Portuguese punk scene. You can also find sociologists’ takes on vegan social movements and how natural disasters increase racial inequality.
“Part-Time Vegans May Not Help the Movement,” Caity Curry. The Atlantic highlights research by sociologists Corey Wrenn, Nina Gheihman, and Elizabeth Cherry on the many obstacles that can thwart veganism from blossoming into a large-scale social movement.
“Natural Disasters May Worsen Racial Inequality,” by Mark Lee. Recent research reported by Mic reveals that non-white households tend to lose wealth after a natural disaster, while white households often profit.
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And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Cyborgology ponders the discourse of the internet.
- Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies reflects on false narratives in Myanmar and provides a guide to this year’s Twin Cities Arab Film Festival.