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Ethnic Identity in America: Remembering the Ni’ihau Incident

In 1941, a damaged Japanese fighter plane landed on Ni'ihau after the Pearl Harbor attack. What happened next sparked lingering questions about the relationship between national and ethnic identity.

Let Them Eat Cake: Public Accommodations and Religious Liberty in Colorado

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether products like wedding cakes count as speech, and whether their makers can refuse to serve LGBTQ couples.

Are Zero Tolerance Policies the Solution to Sexual Misconduct?

In the wake of the #metoo campaign, some have pushed for zero tolerance policies for those accused of sexual assault. What would the implications of such a policy be?

Opinion

Should the United States Invade Venezuela?

Does Venezuela's ongoing crisis justify a humanitarian intervention?

The Political Manipulation of the Fatima Cult

In 1917, three Portuguese children claimed to have received prophecies from the Virgin Mary. The way the world reacted underscores how religion is sometimes used to further political goals.

The Moral Legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution

Was the Bolshevik revolution a just rebuke of authoritarianism, as some claim?

Culture

Hip-Hop Misogyny’s Effects on Women of Color

Misogyny has long been a controversial part of hip-hop. What effects does this misogyny have on its subjects-namely, women of color?

The Shifting Ethical Landscape of Online Shopping

With retail stores closing all over the country, most people are now doing their shopping online. What are the ethical implications of this trend?

What’s so Wrong with Doping in Sports?

With Russia's Olympic team disqualified from the 2018 games for using performance-enhancing drugs, it merits consideration why doping is so controversial in the first place.

Recent

Lab-Grown Meat: A Moral Revolution?

Lab-grown meat stands to curb factory farming and reduce our impact on the environment. But is it a morally effective replacement of real meat?

From the Field to the Podium, Appropriating Native American Culture

Appropriation of Native American culture is not only limited to the football field.

Hip-Hop Misogyny’s Effects on Women of Color

Misogyny has long been a controversial part of hip-hop. What effects does this misogyny have on its subjects-namely, women of color?

Tax Reform and the Value of Economic Equality: Part 2

Objections to the tax plan are not simply about economic inequality-they're also about what that inequality does to a democratic society.

Are Undocumented Immigrants Obligated to Obey US Immigration Law?

The debate around the fate of DACA requires an examination of what relationship undocumented immigrants should have to US immigration law.

Should the United States Invade Venezuela?

Does Venezuela's ongoing crisis justify a humanitarian intervention?