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Esmat Elhalaby

Attempts to cast Said as the consummate New York intellectual miss the point that his milieu was one of global, and specifically Palestinian, anticolonial struggle.

C. Thi Nguyen

Two theories paint very different pictures of the sources of our democratic dysfunction. The debate won’t be settled by accusations of political convenience.

Carissa Véliz

The more someone knows about us, the more they can influence us. We can wield democratic power only if our privacy is protected.

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Michael D. Gordin

Philosopher Karl Popper famously asked how to tell the two apart. His answer—falsifiability—hasn’t aged well, but the effort lives on.

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A proposed French bill says so. But, strictly speaking, there can be no such thing as blasphemy within the terms of secular public order.

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Michael Patrick Lynch

At a time of anxiety about fake news and conspiracy theories, philosophy can contribute to our most urgent cultural and political questions about how we come to believe what we think we know.

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Minkah Makalani

As more of Robinson’s books come back into print, reading them with Black Marxism can enrich our understanding of racial capitalism and offer additional tools for fighting our political impasse.

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Robin D. G. Kelley

The threat of fascism has grown before our eyes. Black Marxism helps us to fight it with greater clarity, with a more expansive conception of the task before us, and with ever more questions.

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Colleen Murphy

We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.

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Luvell Anderson

The Krugs and Dolezals dominate the headlines, but they are distractions from the fraud that imperils us all: believing oneself to be white.

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