100 Days Redux

Written by Johanna Costigan The 100 Days Initiative has been busy trying to track and process the always wayward and frequently contested political actions taken by the 45th president. Our mission has been to make sense of the events taking place in Washington and deliver digestible and local action opportunities to Bard students as well […]

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Media, Truth, and Trump: What the Absence of Fact Does to Democracy

Written by Johanna Costigan When Martin Luther wanted to spread his message during the Protestant Reformation, he and his supporters circulated pamphlets with text and images characterizing the Catholic Church as malicious, greedy, and scheming. In China, just a couple of months ago, when government officials wanted to extend the alleged time-frame of the Sino-Japanese […]

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