Articles tagged with stanford-ethics-center

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Andrew J. Bacevich Stephen Kinzer

The United States will lose the war for control of the Middle East.

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Reed Hundt

Framing surveillance as a tradeoff between privacy and security is a dead end for democracy.

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Deborah Chasman

The Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University has partnered with Boston Review to share content from its fellows and guest lecturers.

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Rob Reich

The modern foundation is an institutional oddity in a democracy. A democratic society is committed to the equality of citizens, but foundations are the voice of plutocracy.

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David V. Johnson

An Interview with Larissa MacFarquhar on extreme moral virtue.

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David B. Grusky Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez and David Grusky discuss why taxation, though a blunt instrument, might be the best available solution.

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Gavin Jones

Writers of the Gilded Age unsettled the comfortable relations between failure and poverty, wealth and success.

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Richard White

There was a time when Americans valued "competency" over riches and saw wealth as the cause of poverty.

Boston Review

Opinion essays by Stanford University professors exploring key issues raised by Occupy.