Chávez and the Immigration Question

This is a paper I wrote in late 2018. It is the result of two months of research and drafting. Within the last decade, the early ambitions of César Chávez and his United Farm Workers labor union have been called into question by people across the political spectrum. Chávez has achieved the status of aContinue reading “Chávez and the Immigration Question”

On Harry H. Laughlin: Scrutiny of a Eugenics Agent

This paper was written over the course of four months with extensive research. Interest in eugenics sparked for me in 2016 when I came across an interview of Adam Cohen wherein he discussed his new book, Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck. I had heard the term “eugenics” inContinue reading “On Harry H. Laughlin: Scrutiny of a Eugenics Agent”