From the Journal of World-Systems Research, a special issue on Coloniality of Power and Hegemonic Shifts in the World-System. Tenants under siege: Michael Greenberg goes inside New York City’s housing crisis. Simon Porzac on the dystopian promise of the fidget spinner. Why do women bully each other at work? Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame. Is J.K. Rowling’s Twitter feed better than Harry Potter? Mary Beard on Roman Britain in black and white. Trump nominee Sam Clovis blasted progressives as “race traders” and “race traitors” in old blog posts. 9 questions about the Democratic Socialists of America you were too embarrassed to ask. Tourists seeking “Despacito” discover Puerto Rico’s La Perla.

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