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Who is Welcome at Starbucks?

Two black men walked into a Philadelphia Starbucks to meet a friend. Moments later, the store manager called the police.
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Does the Right to Self-Defense Give Us a Right to Guns?

Does a right to self-defense guarantee access to firearms?
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In Washington, D.C., A March Against Fear

At the March For Our Lives, young people stood front and center in the fight against gun violence in America.

Opinion

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Arming Teachers: A Half-Baked Solution to Gun Violence

Gun violence in schools is more prevalent than ever, yet still law-makers suggest arming teachers is the best solution.
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Opinion: Kevin Williamson Is Right (About One Thing)

The former Atlantic columnist's stance on abortion raises an important question: if abortion is murder, why are pro-life activists squeamish about prosecuting the women who seek them out?
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Opinion: Non-Disclosure Agreements and the Ethics of Paying for Silence

Scandals involving powerful men like Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein have trained the spotlight on the controversial non-disclosure agreement.

Culture

When Men Dominate the Film Industry, What’s the Problem?

Pushing equality in the film industry demands looking at exactly what kind of equality is the best to pursue.
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Afrofuturism: The Beginning of the End for Stereotypical Black People in...

Will the success of Black Pather herald a new age of Afrofuturism in media?
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An Experiment in Inequality at the Street Food Stall

Restaurants and food stalls alike are using the price of their meals to draw attention to identity-based inequality.

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The Return of the Race Debate

A controversial article in The New York Times has revived the debate about the ethics of race, science, and so-called "race realism."
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Who is Welcome at Starbucks?

Two black men walked into a Philadelphia Starbucks to meet a friend. Moments later, the store manager called the police.
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California Has its Own Travel Ban. Is That a Good Thing?

California's controversial travel ban forbids state funding for travel to states that discriminate against LGBTQ+ communities.
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Does Implicit Bias Explain Gender Discrimination?

Is implicit bias the key to understanding gender discrimination, or has the concept been overvalued?
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Syria and the Limits of Moral Options

When it comes to the Syrian Civil War, is there an ethical way for the international community to intervene?
Photograph of a classroom with a teacher in the foreground and children gathered sititing on the floor

Arming Teachers: A Half-Baked Solution to Gun Violence

Gun violence in schools is more prevalent than ever, yet still law-makers suggest arming teachers is the best solution.