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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

There’s a huge undercurrent of resentment building to what even many school administrators are calling unreliable, unfair, unintelligible and unnecessary tests.

April 6, 2014

Looks like the US attorney is calling witnesses to testify, on both Bridgegate and the Hoboken charges.

April 5, 2014

The struggle for genuine reform is in the noblest traditions of this magazine.

April 5, 2014

A lawsuit against ICE claimed that immigrant detainees were placed in isolation in retaliation to their hunger strike, a violation of their free speech rights.

April 4, 2014

The UK seems keen on abandoning its most vulnerable workers to the rule of the master of the house.

April 4, 2014

“Given the power of photos to influence and persuade, we feel it is vital for citizens to become better ‘readers’ and consumers of visual news, messaging and spin,” explained Bag News.

April 4, 2014

“Richard Sherman is the conscience of the NFL” – Mike Freeman

April 3, 2014

States are cutting back voting days, repealing same-day registration and creating strict voter identification requirements.

April 3, 2014

“Americans support the death penalty, but don’t want to know how the sausage is made."

April 3, 2014

The mayor wants to break down some of the barriers that distance power from people. Good call.

April 3, 2014