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Robust debates on pressing issues, featuring top thinkers and practitioners.

July 06, 2015
By Peter Singer
A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.
May 04, 2015
By K. Sabeel Rahman
Consumer prices are not the only concern raised by dominant companies.
March 03, 2015
By John Bowen
France's own political traditions can accommodate visible Islam and heal social divisions.
January 05, 2015
By Glenn C. Loury
Michael Brown shouldn't be a poster child for social justice movements.
September 10, 2014
By Paul Bloom
Most people see the benefits of empathy as too obvious to require justification.
September 08, 2014
By Robert Pollin
1.2% of the GDP. That's all it would take to green the economy.
May 19, 2014
By Reed Hundt
Framing surveillance as a tradeoff between privacy and security is a dead end for democracy.
April 01, 2014
By Suzanne Berger
Since the 1980s, financial market pressures have driven companies to hive off activities that sustained manufacturing.
March 01, 2014
By Andrew Ridker
We invited poets to contribute new works, entering into a larger dialogue on what it means to have open eyes and ears in the twenty-first century. Poems by Armantrout, Ashbery, Bernstein, Pinsky, and others.
January 21, 2014
By Mohammad Fadel
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.

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