Teaching Blog URL Index

364FifthSeminars Topics

  1. The American Presidency
  2. American Political Development (APD) Ideational Intersectionality & Identity Politics
  3. American Political Thought (APT)
  4. APD – Courts & Social Movements
  5. Writing Politics
  6. Neos & Isms (combining APD & APT)  Also see the Yin-Yang blog beat (featuring Professor O’Brien and Frederic O’Brien, a.k.a. deputy managing editor of the National Review)

1. The (Obama) Presidency

A. Worldview, Ideology, Value and Belief Structure

Worldview

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-world-view/

Ideology Components

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obama-inclusivity/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-real-legacy-diverse-on-the-bench-trumps-ideology/

Value and Belief Structure

Identity Politics & Intersectionality

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-cosmopolitan-rainbow-spectrum-splits-into-sects-or-divide-conquer/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/the-vortex-vs-black-holes/

Universal Anti-Universalism

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-not-a-berliner-speech/

Cosmopolitanism

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/

Positive & Multiple Cosmopolitanism or Pantribalism (president forging party coalition with social movements, namely new civil rights, such as LGBT, persons with disabilities, victims of violence, persons with a multitude of identities, including ethnicity)

http://ruthobrien.org/new-civil-rights-disability-rights-the-7-solution/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neotriabalism/transuniversal-threats-same-sex-religion-disability/

http://ruthobrien.org/vortex-nexus-and-intersectionality/

http://ruthobrien.org/disability-disaster-debacle/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/uppity-people/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/firebaggers-versus-teabaggers-teap-party/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/democrats-progressive-liberal-divide/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/2016/barack-obama-vs-hillary-clinton/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/the-new-normal-family/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-chooses-his-battles-on-race/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/lgbter-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/flap-when-really-a-flip-the-oldest-profession-hate-bombs-lgbters-the-adaaa/

http://ruthobrien.org/the-barbarity-of-executing-persons-with-disabilities-canadians-are-sure-to-cover-it-even-if-we-dont/

Negative &/or Singular (president protecting existing anti-discrimination policies and social movements from old civil rights categories.  Old civil rights identities are singular, protecting those who are discriminated against on account of their race, like being African-American; or their gender, such as being women, girls, or boys; their ethnicity, such as being Latinos/Latinas; or their freedom of religion)

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-chooses-his-battles-on-race/

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=gender

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/sassy/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neotriabalism/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/

Social-Conservative-Turn-Arounds (e.g. Anti-Anti-Discrimination)

http://ruthobrien.org/now-co-eds-are-male/

http://ruthobrien.org/unleashing-hillary-is-millennium-of-male-rule-enough/

Obama Haters

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obama-haters-or-denigrators/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/firebaggers-versus-teabaggers-teap-party/

http://ruthobrien.org/slam-a-rama-or-slams-and-scams/

http://ruthobrien.org/republican-schism-over-nativism-benefits-obamacrats/

http://ruthobrien.org/doesnt-john-boehner-remember-cry-baby-newt/

B. President as Leader of National Party (Cosmopolitan Coalition)

1. President as Party Leader (Obamacrats)

http://ruthobrien.org/republican-schism-over-nativism-benefits-obamacrats/

http://ruthobrien.org/aca-obamas-leadership-democratic-saboteurs-gop-tbs/

2. 2012 Election

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=2012

3. Cosmopolitan Rainbow Coalition (Democratic cultural coalition)

http://ruthobrien.org/what-a-difference-a-difference-makes-for-the-democrats/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/dividing-conquering-cosmopolitan-coalition/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-cosmopolitan-rainbow-spectrum-splits-into-sects-or-divide-conquer/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/rainbow-refractions/

http://ruthobrien.org/trying-to-pull-apart-obamas-cosmopolitan-rainbow-coalition/

http://ruthobrien.org/liberals-vs-obama/

C. Governance

I.  Leadership & Political Strategies

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/

http://ruthobrien.org/duplicity-disappointment-part-ii/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-cosmopolitan-rainbow-spectrum-splits-into-sects-or-divide-conquer/

http://ruthobrien.org/will-president-obama-exhibit-leadership/

http://ruthobrien.org/potus-44-and-the-surveillance-state/

federalism

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/federalism-for-d-progressive-purpose/

http://ruthobrien.org/no-cows-need-apply-one-person-one-vote/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamacare-in-oregon-frontier-federalism-for-participatory-democracy/

http://ruthobrien.org/gun-control-it-isnt-over/

http://ruthobrien.org/no-cows-need-apply-one-person-one-vote/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-organizing-for-america-and-a-new-social-worldview/

modus operandi, dining room deliberative democracy

http://ruthobrien.org/obamacare-in-oregon-frontier-federalism-for-participatory-democracy/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-organizing-for-america-and-a-new-social-worldview/

http://ruthobrien.org/dinner-table-democracy/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obama-foreign-policy/obamas-modus-operandi/

http://ruthobrien.org/barack-and-bob-make-bashar-blink/

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=organizing

http://ruthobrien.org/liberals-vs-obama/

http://ruthobrien.org/out-with-seos-in-with-social-media-thought-leaders/ http://ruthobrien.org/new-civil-rights-disability-rights-the-7-solution/

II. Presidential Functions

Legislator-in-Chief

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-shows-congress-whos-boss/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-vs-congress-2nd-term-conflicts/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/table-talk-with-barack-as-boehner-falls-off-the-cliff/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/surveillance-state/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/2012-election/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/government-shutdown-part-2-2013/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-vs-congress-2nd-term-conflicts/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/2012-election/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/government-shutdown-part-2-2013/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/immigration-reform/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/2012-election/

http://ruthobrien.org/the-senate-moves-on-immigration/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/government-shutdown-part-2-2013/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/immigration-reform/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/2012-election/

http://ruthobrien.org/the-senate-moves-on-immigration/

3. Bureaucrat-in-Chief

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obamacare/aca-implementation/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/implementing-obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obamacare/republican-saboteurs/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/obamas-justice-department/

http://ruthobrien.org/3-doors-for-obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/taking-care-of-business-obama-style/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-cunys-state-local-national-international-politics/

http://ruthobrien.org/safe-as-milk-thanks-to-the-fda/

http://ruthobrien.org/liberals-vs-obama/

http://ruthobrien.org/putting-the-affordable-in-affordable-care/

http://ruthobrien.org/aca-obamas-leadership-democratic-saboteurs-gop-tbs/

4. Executive-in-Chief

Executive Action (including federal court actions)

http://ruthobrien.org/barbarians-at-the-gate-roberts-court-ensures-super-pacs-prevai/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-world-view/obamas-executive-action/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/court/

http://ruthobrien.org/gun-control-it-isnt-over/

http://ruthobrien.org/duplicity-disappointment-part-ii/

http://ruthobrien.org/right-scan-a-difference-between-old-new-civil-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-real-legacy-diverse-on-the-bench-trumps-ideology/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/immigration-reform/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/2012-election/

http://ruthobrien.org/the-senate-moves-on-immigration/

http://ruthobrien.org/taking-care-of-business-obama-style/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/diversity-in-the-courts/

NSA, PRISM & Surveillance State

http://ruthobrien.org/non-solution-administration-nsa/

http://ruthobrien.org/surveillance-state-reform-obama-sabotaging-saboteurs/

http://ruthobrien.org/surveillance-state-reform-obama-sabotaging-saboteurs/

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=NSA

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=PRISM

http://ruthobrien.org/potus-44-and-the-surveillance-state/

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=Snowden

http://ruthobrien.org/suits-against-surveillance/

http://ruthobrien.org/secret-courts-make-secret-rulings-about-secrecy/

http://ruthobrien.org/duplicity-disappointment-part-ii/

Guns & Immigration

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=guns

http://ruthobrien.org/duplicity-disappointment-part-ii/

http://ruthobrien.org/right-scan-a-difference-between-old-new-civil-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=immigration

5. World Leader

            Commander-in-Chief

            Chief Diplomat & Foreign Policy Agenda Setter

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obama-foreign-policy/

http://ruthobrien.org/potus-44-and-the-surveillance-state/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-shared-burden-address-before-the-un/

http://ruthobrien.org/3-futures-for-obamas-foreign-policy-table-manners/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-shared-burden-address-before-the-un/

http://ruthobrien.org/empires-end/

http://ruthobrien.org/honorary-german-degrees-for-american-outlaws-anti-american-is-a-matter-of-degree/

Full Texts Obama Laws, Federal Regs, Legal Reasoning (e.g. White Papers)

http://ruthobrien.org/hit-hits/full-texts-potential-political-thought/

http://ruthobrien.org/full-text-documents-obama-presidency/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-addresses-un-full-text/

http://ruthobrien.org/full-text-supreme-court-rulings/

Dodd-Frank https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4173/text

Obamacare https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3590/text

Stimulus Package http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-111hr1enr/pdf/BILLS-111hr1enr.pdf

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/12/22/president-signs-repeal-dont-ask-dont-tell-out-many-we-are-one

Legal reasoning – drones http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/020413_DOJ_White_Paper.pdf

Fed reg ADAAA federal contractor affirmative action

http://tinyurl.com/m6lvjdc

BestBookCollageMy Other Books about President as Legislator-in-Chief or Bureau-Chief in Political Time

1. LAWS: Norris-LaGuardia Anti-Injunction Act, National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) creating NLRB or the Wagner Act of 1935; Taft-Hartley Act of 1947

PRESIDENTS: Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D Roosevelt, Harry Truman

Workers’ Paradox: The Republican Origins of the New Deal Labor Policy, 1886-1935

http://tinyurl.com/l2e7gze

Post-World War II to 1990

LAWS: Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

PRESIDENTS: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Richard M. Nixon; Lyndon Johnson; George Herbert Walker Bush

Crippled Justice: The History of Modern Disability Policy in the Workplace  Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award Honorable Mention http://tinyurl.com/jw3hzhz

New Deal & Sixties

LAWS: ADA; Title VII, Civil Rights Act (CRA) of 1964; NLRA

PRESIDENTS: Franklin D. Roosevelt; Lyndon B. Johnson

Telling Stories Out of Court: Narratives about Women and Workplace Discrimination http://tinyurl.com/m6lqzuy

Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care http://tinyurl.com/mt235n8

 

 

2. APD Ideational Intersectionality & Identity Politics

A. Definitions

Idea impact

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/

Obama’s ideology (a non-ideology of inclusivity)

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obama-inclusivity/

All-encompassing Social Spheres (not liberal private/public sphere dichotomy)

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=sphere

Cosmopolitanism

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/

http://ruthobrien.org/will-president-obama-exhibit-leadership/

B. Intersections – Social Movement Coalition-Building

1. Explanation =

Old Civil Rights (singular; immutable)

http://ruthobrien.org/will-president-obama-exhibit-leadership/

New Civil Rights  – (multiple; mutable & immutable characteristics & behaviors)

http://ruthobrien.org/disability-disaster-debacle/

http://ruthobrien.org/same-ol-bible-thumping-in-porterville/

http://ruthobrien.org/new-civil-rights-disability-rights-the-7-solution/

Vortex embodying intersectionality image

http://ruthobrien.org/hit-hits/idea-impact-intersectionality-of-ideas-identites/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/the-vortex-vs-black-holes/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/the-vortex-intersectionality-of-ideas/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/2016/running-republicans/lgbtqers/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/intersectionality-gender-violence/

Positive Conception of Cosmopolitanism or Pantribalism

http://ruthobrien.org/okie-or-arkie-the-absurd-anti-abortion-arkansas-law/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/lgbter-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/the-new-normal-family/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/sassy/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/2016/intersectionality-race-gender-2016/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/2016/intersectionality-gender-sexual-roles/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/2016/hillarys-feminism/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/uppity-people/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/women-feminism/

Negative–War on Women, Religion, Violence & Neotribalism

http://ruthobrien.org/okie-or-arkie-the-absurd-anti-abortion-arkansas-law/

http://ruthobrien.org/putting-the-affordable-in-affordable-care/

http://ruthobrien.org/women-warriors-and-the-war-on-women/

http://ruthobrien.org/women-warriors-and-the-war-on-women-part-ii/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/war-on-women/neotribal/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/war-on-women/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/women-who-are-vocal-refuse-silence/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neotriabalism/transuniversal-threats-same-sex-religion-disability/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neotriabalism/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/intersectionality-gender-violence/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/writing-politics/right-wing-intolerance/politics-of-hate/

http://ruthobrien.org/unleashing-hillary-is-millennium-of-male-rule-enough/

My other books that address Ideational & Institutional Intersectionality within Identity Politics

1. Persons with disabilities, LGBTQers, & gender

Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care

http://tinyurl.com/mt235n8

2. Persons with disabilities; & class

a. Crippled Justice: The History of Modern Disability Policy in the Workplace  Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award Honorable Mention for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights

http://tinyurl.com/jw3hzhz

b. Voices from the Edge: Narratives about the Americans with Disabilities Act

http://tinyurl.com/l52p4le

3. Class

Workers’ Paradox: The Republican Origins of the New Deal Labor Policy, 1886-1935

http://tinyurl.com/l2e7gze

4. Gender & Sexuality & Violence

Telling Stories Out of Court: Narratives about Women and Workplace Discrimination http://tinyurl.com/m6lqzuy

 

3. American Political Thought

1. Traditional Political Thought

http://ruthobrien.org/about-2/traditional-american-political-thought/

2. Contemporary American Political Thought

http://ruthobrien.org/syallabi-contemporary-american-political-thought/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/beyond-polling/obamas-impact-in-political-thought/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-world-view/obama-political-thought/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/writing-politics/thought-leaders-thought-leadership/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/the-vortex-vs-black-holes/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/beyond-polling/obamas-impact-in-political-thought/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/idea-impact/the-vortex-vs-black-holes/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/obamas-2nd-term-congressional-battles/government-shutdown-part-2-2013/

http://ruthobrien.org/hit-hits/idea-impact-intersectionality-of-ideas-identites/

http://ruthobrien.org/hit-hits/narcissistic-idea-consumers/

http://ruthobrien.org/hit-hits/hit-hits-defined/

 

4. Court & Social Movements from APD Perspective

 

1. Courts as Institutions

http://ruthobrien.org/full-text-supreme-court-rulings/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/obamas-justice-department/

http://ruthobrien.org/obamas-real-legacy-diverse-on-the-bench-trumps-ideology/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/diversity-in-the-courts/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/court/courts-as-living-institutions/

http://ruthobrien.org/secret-courts-make-secret-rulings-about-secrecy/

2. Law as Policy

http://ruthobrien.org/category/obama-1st-term/court/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/12/22/president-signs-repeal-dont-ask-dont-tell-out-many-we-are-one

http://ruthobrien.org/secret-courts-make-secret-rulings-about-secrecy/

http://ruthobrien.org/can-a-retail-store-pray-the-supreme-court-takes-on-obamacare/

3. Social Movements & law (including civil rights; and civil liberties)

http://ruthobrien.org/?s=civil+rights

http://ruthobrien.org/beyond-polls/supreme-court-decisions-2013/equality-cases-supreme-court-full-text-2013/old-civil-rights-women-persons-of-color-native-americans-immigrants/

http://ruthobrien.org/same-ol-bible-thumping-in-porterville/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/disability-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/disability-disaster-debacle/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/adaaa/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/lgbter-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/the-senate-moves-on-immigration/

http://ruthobrien.org/same-sex-marriage-more-strange-bedfellows/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/uppity-people/

http://ruthobrien.org/right-scan-a-difference-between-old-new-civil-rights/

http://ruthobrien.org/can-a-retail-store-pray-the-supreme-court-takes-on-obamacare/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/women-who-are-vocal-refuse-silence/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neotriabalism/transuniversal-threats-same-sex-religion-disability/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-organizing-for-america-and-a-new-social-worldview/

 

My Books

http://tinyurl.com/l2e7gze

typewritersecondarytitleExtra — Writing Politics

http://ruthobrien.org/category/writing-politics/

http://ruthobrien.org/physical-book-archive-manhattan-pbam/

http://ruthobrien.org/obama-organizing-for-america-and-a-new-social-worldview/

http://ruthobrien.org/out-with-seos-in-with-social-media-thought-leaders/

http://ruthobrien.org/hillary-bill-de-blasio-blog-alysis/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/beyond-polling/wikileaks-full-text-documents/

http://ruthobrien.org/jumping-to-the-right-conclusion-again/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/neo-victorian/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/neotribalism-war-on-women/women-who-are-vocal-refuse-silence/

http://ruthobrien.org/category/cosmpolitanism/dividing-conquering-cosmopolitan-coalition/

http://ruthobrien.org/my-new-respect-for-facebook-google-the-new-normal-family-values/

http://ruthobrien.org/double-barrels-and-double-messages/

http://ruthobrien.org/mom-my-teachers-a-robot/

http://ruthobrien.org/occupy-wall-street-should-get-the-buses-rolling-to-chicago/

http://ruthobrien.org/when-all-you-can-do-is-cry/

http://ruthobrien.org/can-a-retail-store-pray-the-supreme-court-takes-on-obamacare/

My edited books or collections that inspired writing politics specialization

6.  Neos & Isms (combining APD & APT)  Also see the Yin-Yang blog beat (featuring Professor O’Brien and Frederic O’Brien, a.k.a. deputy managing editor of the National Review)