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 history of Christian Democracy provides both reasons for optimism in Turkey.
The main argument of Cognitive Surplus rests on a striking analogy.
Will Colombia’s democracy survive the violence?
Luis Fernando Medina
A response to Colin Dayan's "Dead Dogs."
How programs like Google Docs rob users of their freedom.
Richard M. Stallman
Natural selection’s secular critics get it wrong.
Ned Block, Philip Kitcher
Vivian Gornick reviews Michael J. Sandel's Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do?
H.L. Hix: Philosopher-Poet.
Albie Sachs’s The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law.
Edward Carpenter’s democracy of the soul.
Theirs and ours.
The uses of anti-Semitism in Chávez’s Venezuela.
Claudio Lomnitz, Rafael Sánchez
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley
Michael Patrick Lynch
Alex de Waal
Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Amy Kapczynski, David Singh Grewal
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