Deva Woodly

Associate Professor of Politics and Director of Undergraduate Studies at The New School for Social Research. Author of The Politics of Common Sense: How Social Movements Use Public Discourse to Change Politics and Win Acceptance, Oxford University Press (2015).

Articles

Cover for: An American reckoning

An American reckoning

The fire this time

Since the Ferguson uprising in 2014, the Movement for Black Lives has influenced public opinion about racism in American life, changed policy, helped reduce police violence and reshaped the politics of social justice. Finally, the wider public is coming to understand the need for a radical political transformation.