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Snowpiercer mocks what The Lego Movie cheers—a happy world of compulsory production.

For Francis Fukuyama and John Dunn, our democratic crisis is the result of an intellectual failure.


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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On women who refused to live in silence and be consigned to oblivion.

Should we put government in the hands of a party determined to subvert it, or a party—however flawed—that believes it still has a role to play in securing the common good?

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

California prisoners

Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.

If nominated, I will run. If elected, I will serve.

The “logic” of capitalist development has left a nightmare of environmental destruction in its wake.

There is no best country to write in. There is only the old world and the new.



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