Get my new book on U.S. fantasies of Latin America and the changing geography of wealth and poverty in the hemisphere--now out from the University of Virginia Press! The book examines how Americans have mapped the hemisphere from the mid-19th century to the end of the Cold War in terms of an economic geography in which the … Continue reading A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination, out now!
Check out my piece in NACLA today about the endless parade of Donald Trump-Hugo Chávez in the news media, why they're wrong, and why they're so irresistable to liberal critics.
It's that time of year again, for fake applications to jobs that don't make any sense. The Khan Academy is an internet "school" that claims to "provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere," mostly via video lectures. Here is my cover letter for the "World History Content Fellow" position, which I found advertised here. The … Continue reading My Fake Cover Letter to the Khan Academy