January 21, 2014
The promise of democracy lies in its potential to cultivate political virtue over time. But Egypt's liberals, unnerved by the policies of the legitimate Muslim Brotherhood government, refused to wait.
November 06, 2013
Traditional just war theory has it wrong. Soldiers are morally culpable for fighting in unjust wars, and thus deserve the option of selective conscientious objection.
September 06, 2013
Genetically modified foods are safe for humans and pose no special environmental risk. Yet there are serious policy questions to consider.
June 28, 2013
The philosophy of personal responsibility has ruined criminal justice and economic policy. It's time to move past blame.
May 21, 2013
Private efforts to improve global working conditions have failed.
March 01, 2013
The modern foundation is an institutional oddity in a democracy. A democratic society is committed to the equality of citizens, but foundations are the voice of plutocracy.
November 08, 2012
Any story of war is a story of elites preying on the weak, the gullible, the marginal, the poor.
November 01, 2012
Debt relief is fair. It would also be good for the economy. Why isn’t it happening? Politics.
September 01, 2012
The accident of birth is a principal source of inequality in America today. American society is dividing into skilled and unskilled, and the roots of this division lie in early childhood experiences.