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After 9/11, George W. Bush told Americans to go shopping for their country. Each year on Black Friday, consumerism reaches fever pitch. As holiday spending reaches record highs, we revisit the politics of shopping. Do we shop too much? Can consumerism ever be an ethical practice? And what about the conditions of workers in the Global South who make our latest technology and luxury goods?
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Through an assault on administrative agencies, the Supreme Court is systematically eroding the legal basis of effective governance.
Join us as we welcome twelve philosophers to discuss everything from bureaucracy and gender to Black existential freedom and beyond.
The gender politics of Positive Psychology valorize the nuclear family and heterosexual monogamy. But few of the millions who encounter it through self-help books and therapy have any idea.