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The Color of Money

Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

Mehrsa Baradaran is Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law and a celebrated authority on banking law. In addition to the prizewinning The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, she is author of How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy. She has advised U.S. senators and representatives on policy and spoken at national and international forums including the World Bank.

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene