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Lisa Stampnitzky

Lisa Stampnitzky is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sheffield, and the author of Disciplining Terror: How Experts Invented Terrorism.  Her current research analyzes how torture became “speakable” after 9/11.

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The Islamic State and Black Lives Matter “will join forces to [bring] down our legal constituted republic.” So believes David Clarke, sheriff of Milwaukee County, whose name was floated by the Trump...
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