Spencer Jackson

University of Queensland


Post-doctoral fellow at the Center for the History of Emotions at the University of Queensland, Australia; former member of the International Socialist Organization

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US Senator and presidential candidate  Bernie Sanders  is nothing if not consistent.

What Fires Are Stoking "The Bern?"

US Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is nothing if not consistent.

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