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Ronald Dworkin

How did an essential figure in the modern revival of liberal political philosophy end up pondering issues of theology?

Woody Allen

For a lot of commentators on all sides, the stakes far exceed the truth of Dylan Farrow’s accusation itself.

NSA headquarters

It's increasingly clear that the online world is, for both government surveillance types and corporate sellers, a new Wild West where anything goes.

Conservative religious thinkers and their intellectual crusades.

A biography by Gabriel Sherman clarifies the Fox impresario’s role in his network’s deceptions.

NSA headquarters

A document leaked by Edward Snowden, along with interviews with lawyers representing terrorism suspects, reveal a disturbing loophole in this once-sacred legal principle. 

Bank of America

The Obama administration’s inclination to rely on the private sector to solve major societal problems can lead to dysfunction, if not chaos.

LGBT rights march

Many gay activists insist that they were born this way, hey. But what about those who choose otherwise?

Blogs

Rep. Joe Pitts has specifically designed a bill to value fetuses over living women.

March 4, 2011

With Manning gaining wide attention now, it’s worth recalling that three months ago he was largely forgotten. How did so much change?

March 4, 2011

When President Obama framed an NFL lockout and the possible cancellation of the 2011 season as a quarrel between billionaires and millionaires, he missed the point.

March 4, 2011

On abortion and birth control, it's old men with red-ish neckties versus poor women of color.

March 3, 2011

Under the guise of deficit reduction, Republicans intend to not only nix family planning services but also steer women away from the workforce with compulsory motherhood.

March 3, 2011

After hearing Barack Obama this afternoon, I'm more convinced than ever that every last person should side with NFL players. I don't think that was Obama's intent.

March 3, 2011

What the debate over terrorists seems to miss is the personal dimension: personal failures and personal grievances of the lone gunmen.

March 3, 2011

A highly disturbing report from Afghanistan and how it relates to the incident capture in the “Collateral Murder” video released by WikiLeaks.

March 2, 2011

The United States Student Association is organizing nationwide resistence to a House vote to cut the Pell Grant and TRIO programs.

March 2, 2011

Protesters in 55 cities worldwide gathered for International Walk for Choice day on Saturday.

March 1, 2011