Articles in philosophy & religion tagged with politics

Agnes Callard

Knowing takes radical collaboration: an openness to being persuaded as much as an eagerness to persuade.

Esmat Elhalaby

Attempts to cast Said as the consummate New York intellectual miss the point that his milieu was one of global, and specifically Palestinian, anticolonial struggle.

C. Thi Nguyen

Two theories paint very different pictures of the sources of our democratic dysfunction. The debate won’t be settled by accusations of political convenience.

Carissa Véliz

The more someone knows about us, the more they can influence us. We can wield democratic power only if our privacy is protected.

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Minkah Makalani

As more of Robinson’s books come back into print, reading them with Black Marxism can enrich our understanding of racial capitalism and offer additional tools for fighting our political impasse.

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Colleen Murphy

We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.

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Camila Vergara

Much maligned as a mere tactician of power, Machiavelli was in fact a philosopher of the people. His critique of oligarchic domination remains essential today.

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Chiara Cordelli

Many reject privatization for its distributional consequences. The deeper problem is that it threatens the very foundation of political legitimacy.

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Charles H. Clavey

The Frankfurt School on the appeal of authoritarianism—and how to counteract it.

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An interview with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin on the climate crisis, COVID-19, and the future of environmental politics.