A Political and Literary Forum
Two new books take aim at the moral failures of meritocracy. But we can advocate for a more just society without giving up on merit.
The gun in my pocket was a declaration that the city had broken the social contract.
Did It Save Internet Freedom?
Does e-dating undermine our commitment to any one person?
Claude S. Fischer
As of 2010, more than 5.85 million American citizens were disenfranchised because of criminal convictions. This is troubling.
Pamela S. Karlan
That science should go teleological—incorporate concepts of goal and purpose—is a radical idea.
Is There a Moral Case for Free Markets?
Martin O’Neill, Thad Williamson
Should economists be studying happiness?
There was a time when Americans valued "competency" over riches and saw wealth as the cause of poverty.
Are conservatives more moral?
We are entering the season of the Great American Choice, the quadrennial selection of our leader.
Preventing Wrongful Convictions
An Interview with Philip Gourevitch
Cécile Alduy, Philip Gourevitch
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Robin D. G. Kelley
Michael Patrick Lynch
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Nadia Marzouki
Alex de Waal
Silvia Federici, Jill Richards
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