A Political and Literary Forum
Lampooned as a dangerous import from Paris, deconstruction is in fact a distinctively American phenomenon.
War is almost always a choice—a madness we go along with.
Government incentives may make us less moral, not more.
Egalitarianism requires not just redistribution but equal social standing.
Secularism is fundamental to liberal governance. But is it sustainable?
James G. Chappel
The recurring, and often conflicting, narratives of technology and progress.
The place of dignity in democratic politics.
Philosopher Giorgio Agamben grapples with a humanity that has no work it must do.
Leland de la Durantaye
Martha Nussbaum argues that political emotion is the key to the good society.
The new book "With Dogs at the Edge of Life" asks whether we need less humanity, not more of it.
It is time for the United States to take responsibility for the war it encouraged in Syria.
Aziz Z. Huq
Most people own things they don’t really need. It is worth thinking about why.
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David Theo Goldberg
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