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How did an essential figure in the modern revival of liberal political philosophy end up pondering issues of theology?
Conservative religious thinkers and their intellectual crusades.
A new book raises the question: Are Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld racists—or just equal opportunity trolls?
“You need to follow your conscience, follow your heart and follow your wisdom.”
Research says yes. So why are conservative policy makers pushing marriage as a panacea for poverty?
The files obtained during the break-in in Media, Pennsylvania, revealed that African-Americans didn’t have to have radical ideas, or engage in violence, to merit surveillance.
The text of Harry Belafonte’s inaugural remarks, with additional commentary by Carl Hart.
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
The author's half-forgotten masterpiece, Benito Cereno, provides fascinating insight into issues of slavery, freedom, individualism—and Islamophobia.
The events behind his story Benito Cereno are more than two centuries old, but the deceptions of racial inferiority that Melville exposes resonate today.
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