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Column: Lessons from Brexit

"While the drama surrounding Brexit is quite entertaining on its own, it has brought to our attention that maybe the U.S. is much more similar to the U.K. than it would like to admit."


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The odd traditions of the Nacirema: Was MLK a communist?

"My hypothesis on why Naciremans often omit Dr. King’s dissenting opinion on capitalism is due to a fear of its implications. Indeed, there has been significant progress within, and cooperation among, Nacireman tribes since the '60s. However, there is still much more that needs to be done."


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Column: Nacirema and Alcohol

If it is a matter of protecting Nacireman youth, it would seem reasonable to also increase the age that one goes to war or the age that one can acquire a firearm since these also lead to youth deaths. 


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Column: How to greet the Nacirema

" I hope these two tips can help other ethnographers coming to study the Nacirema. Greetings may seem like a small detail at first, but they often give you a window into how people choose to interact with one another. As for Nacirema country, one can deduce a culture of isolation and apathy from their greeting customs."