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Systematic, reliable evidence that Americans converse less in person than before is hard to find.
Claude S. Fischer
It is becoming impossible to ignore the growing theocratic elements in a nation that sees itself as the only democracy in the Middle East.
From The Best American Poetry 2015 (Edited by Sherman Alexie)
Sandra Bland's 'crime' was acting as she wanted you, me, and everyone to act: nobly.
The politics of effective altruism.
The Director of Research at Giving What We Can responds to Emily Clough.
Listen to Claudia Rankine on Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon.
Genetically engineered foods are safe, but there are still good reasons to label them.
The new HUD desegregation rule is a democratic reform, not a utopian one.
Angus Deaton replies to Agnes Binagwaho.
Rwanda’s minister of health responds to our recent forum, "The Logic of Effective Altruism."
Raising money is still the first and most vital task of a campaign, so the hysteria conveyed by these emails is based on real desperation.
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Martha C. Nussbaum
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