Hefner was host of a television show, “Playboy After Dark,” and in 1960 opened a string of clubs around the world where waitresses wore revealing costumes with bunny ears and fluffy white bunny tails. In the 21st century, he was back on television in a cable reality show “The Girls Next Door” with three live in girlfriends in the Los Angeles Playboy mansion. Network television briefly embraced Hefner’s empire in 2011 with the NBC drama “The Playboy Club,” which failed to lure viewers and was canceled after three episodes..
Once elected, Clinton endorsed the idea of a federal “three strikes and you’re out” law, which he advocated in his 1994 State of the Union address to enthusiastic applause on both sides of the aisle. Far from resisting the emergence of the new caste system, Clinton escalated the drug war beyond what conservatives had imagined possible a decade earlier. As the Justice Policy Institute has observed, “the Clinton Administration’s ‘tough on crime’ policies resulted in the largest increases in federal and state prison inmates of any president in American history.”.
It was just what I wanted, but as we left the movie, I felt a craving for something sweet to offset all the salt. That’s when I saw the collection of candy and gumball vending machines. They were all staring at me, calling me with a silent song of sweetness..
“The technology for the class is very similar to a Skype session,” says Omoyeni Clement, a Columbia College sophomore taking an elementary Yoruba class broadcast from Cornell. “The great thing about it is it allows for viewing the students, the professor and the whiteboard alone so I get an overall feel of being in a classroom when I’m hundreds of miles away. We’ve done things on the board, where I watch for the most part, but then we’ve also done skits, where I’ve still been able to interact with my partner via videoconferencing.”.
The law and order perspective, first introduced during the peak of the Civil Rights Movement by rabid segregationists, had become nearly hegemonic two decades later. By the mid 1990s, no serious alternatives to the War on Drugs and “get tough” movement were being entertained in mainstream political discourse. Once again, in response to a major disruption in the prevailing racial order this time the civil rights gains of the 1960s a new system of racialized social control was created by exploiting the vulnerabilities of and racial resentments of poor and working class whites.