A Political and Literary Forum
Remembering James H. Cone.
An experiment in a quintessentially American form of protest.
Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Tocqueville warned us about democratic fatalism. But as Steven Pinker’s new book shows, fatalism is a permanent feature of modern politics.
What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.
F. M. Kamm
A new biography reveals Habermas's commitment to a democratic ideal.
William E. Scheuerman
Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman transformed how we think about economics and human behavior.
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.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Joseph J. Fischel
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