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Amazon’s Influence on Literature

The virtual marketplace is having a profound effect on the commodification and consumption of literature.
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Leaf Blowers Suck. Here’s Why.

It's not just the engine emissions that makes leaf removal an environmental harm.
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COVID and Climate Change: Taking the Long-Term Seriously

What is it that makes longtermism "the world's most dangerous credo"?
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The Ethics of Protest Trolling

Can this kind of intentional interference be defended as legitimate activism?
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Truth and Reconciliation Day

How do we adequately honor the past and reflect on the harms the First Nations people have suffered?

Individual Rights, Collective Interests, and Vaccine Mandates

Is there any justifying the state's strong-arming and bullying in the name of its citizens' public health?
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Why You Should (Almost) Always Give a 5-Star Rating

How should the disproportionate significance of a less-than-perfect review affect user behavior?
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Making the Best of a Bad Situation: Russia and the Energy...

On what grounds could we possibly object to the geopolitical opportunism that represents business as usual?
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Environmental Impacts of the Fashion Industry

In what ways might fashion's contribution to global ills represent unique harms in need of immediate redress?
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October’s Harvest: Threats to Academic Freedom

The loose bounds of what we deem permissible expression are closing in on both sides.