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Austerity is not the only way to save our overextended planet. A simpler life might be both more pleasurable and more equal.

Kate Soper
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Democracy no longer has rivals, but its fairness and effectiveness face skepticism.

Ira Katznelson

A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.

Peter Singer
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Consumer prices are not the only concern raised by dominant companies.

K. Sabeel Rahman

France’s own political traditions can accommodate visible Islam and heal social divisions.

John Bowen
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Michael Brown shouldn’t be a poster child for social justice movements.

Glenn C. Loury

Most people see the benefits of empathy as too obvious to require justification.

Paul Bloom
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For democrats, the concentration of media power and commercialization of public discourse are a disaster. If we are serious about democracy, we need to work aggressively for reform.

Robert W. McChesney
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Laws imposing social disabilities on immigrants are at odds with constitutional guarantees of equality.

Owen Fiss
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How early warning and early action can prevent the escalation of disputes into armed violence.

Jonathan Dean Saul Mendlovitz Randall Forsberg
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The difficult choices surrounding building searches, curfews, anti-loitering provisions, and the like should be made by the individuals with the biggest stake in them.

Dan M. Kahan Tracey L. Meares
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Somebody needs to be for quality of life, not just quantity of stuff. And to do so requires an approach that does not trivialize consumption, but accords it the respect and centrality it deserves.

Juliet B. Schor
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The United States is in the midst of a fundamental reorientation of its environmental regulation, one that is as improbable as it is unremarked.

Bradley Karkkainen Archon Fung Charles Sabel
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