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Kristen Drybread for The Conversation

Kristen Drybread for The Conversation

Kristen Drybread is a lecturer at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research centers on the ways that race and class have historically intersected in both the definition and the punishment of crime in the Americas.

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A new wave of celebrity politicians breaks the rules on acceptable behavior, inspired by Trump

By: and - November 4, 2022

After two former girlfriends accused Herschel Walker, the Georgia Republican Senate nominee and former football star, of pressuring them to get abortions, and giving them money for the procedures, Walker’s standing with conservative voters would have been expected to dip. One reason is that Walker has taken an absolutist position on abortion – no abortions should be legal, even in the […]