'Toxic white masculinity': What is it all about?

by Kent G. Bailey -- The Duke Men's Project, launched this month and hosted by the campus Women's Center, offers a nine-week program for "male-identified" students that discusses male privilege, patriarchy, "the language more…

Donald Trump: Eccentric warrior in his right mind

by Kent G. Bailey -- "The Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president"– Barack Obama Once the respective Republican and Democratic primaries and conventions ran their jingoistic and fun-filled course, then began more…

Donald Trump: The great white hope?

by Kent G. Bailey -- "The election of Barack Obama is just the most startling manifestation of a larger trend: the gradual erosion of 'whiteness' as the touchstone of what it means to more…

The candidates: Persona vs. reality

by Kent G. Bailey -- Why are the Donald and Bernie doing so well and Hillary so poorly? Pundits counted Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders out early in the current presidential race, but more…

Mr. Trump, can you list 'New York values'?

by Kent G. Bailey -- Mr. Trump, the Republican debate Thursday was an exercise in excellence overall, but I was very disappointed with your response to the "New York values" issue. You have more…

Vanderbilt and Trump: Aristocracy of tough guys

by Kent G. Bailey -- In the years following the devastation of the Civil War, a small band of combative and consummately ambitious businessmen emerged to repair and rebuild the country. These men more…

In defense of conservatives' xenophobia

by Kent G. Bailey -- Type "xenophobia" into your search engine and you will find hundreds of extremely negative and accusatory entries – many of which are associated with the name Donald Trump. more…