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.
A video of our conversation.
In Response to Vivian Gornick.
When narcissism was pathologized, reformers were labeled as narcissists and discontent swept under the rug. George Scialabba responds.
We are moving into an era where the direct influence of money on politics breaches new ground.
Claude S. Fischer
Dora Russell and the evolution of feminisim.
When is public death meaningful? A case study of political suicide.
Decatur, Georgia: a town where citizen participation plays a significant role in the daily life of government.
Albert W. Dzur
Spain's Marinaleda appears to possess all the elements of a radical dream come true. Is it for real?
Literature helps shape what we consider to be moral in the first place.
Paula M.L. Moya
The problem is that it is not anybody else’s responsibility, either.
On Gregory Berns's How Dogs Love Us.
Samuel Scheffler's Death and the Afterlife uses doomsday thought experiments to figure out what makes life meaningful.
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