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On an Imperative to Educate People on the History of Race...

"History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history." - James Baldwin
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The Cost of Free Speech

Freedoms come with responsibilities and must be balanced against other moral values.
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The Ethics of Presidential Polling

Can we justify the choice to make unofficial presidential polling data available to the masses while the result is still out?

Opinion

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Can Hyperfemininity Be Radical?

Is there progress regarding sexual politics that can be made by leaning into the male gaze?
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When Should We Be Undemocratic?

On what grounds might barring a politician from ever running for public office again be justified?
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The Cost of Free Speech

Freedoms come with responsibilities and must be balanced against other moral values.

Culture

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Philosophical Insights from Great Literature

What formative moral lessons hide in plain sight within the pages of the books that charted our childhood?
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Leaving Britney Alone

At bottom, the stories swirling around the pop icon all presume to pass judgment on another's capacity for autonomy.
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‘Locked Down’: Representing the Pandemic on Screen

What, if any, constraints should there be on the way the story we are currently living gets told?

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Philosophical Insights from Great Literature

What formative moral lessons hide in plain sight within the pages of the books that charted our childhood?
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Incentivizing the Vaccine-Hesitant

Should our vaccination strategy be aimed at changing hearts and minds or merely changing behavior?
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Implications of Exonerations

What might explain the difference in our intuitions regarding the death penalty and life in prison?
photograph of Britney Spears walking through crowd at event

Leaving Britney Alone

At bottom, the stories swirling around the pop icon all presume to pass judgment on another's capacity for autonomy.
photograph of empty London street at night

‘Locked Down’: Representing the Pandemic on Screen

What, if any, constraints should there be on the way the story we are currently living gets told?
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The Ethics of Vaccination Passports

The coronavirus has exposed and exacerbated all sorts of inequalities. A new policy proposal only compounds the problem.