The case of Daniel Love and Brendon Thoms asks difficult questions about immigration: Is the world comprised only of citizens and aliens? Can two of Australia's First People be deported for not having citizenship?
The political assault on truth has far-reaching implications. Can we save government from Orwellian dystopia and rescue ethics from a world without facts?
New legislation has important implications for science education, particularly the presentation of evolution and climate science in public schools. How broadly should religious freedom extend? What is at stake?
How should we respond when the right to conscientious exemption runs up against the right to reasonable accommodation?
The judgments inherent to perception are neither universal nor objective. And this fact can lead to a breakdown in communication or be used to hide our intentions.
Are black female artists fueling the jezebel stereotype or attempting to reclaim the narrative surrounding their sexuality?
Battle lines are being drawn, but what is the generational conflict really all about?
The value of the impeachment hearings extends well beyond the immediate political horizon. It is not a tool in service of a particular end, but a communicative symbol to the world.
Fact-finding endeavors like the impeachment hearings highlight our inability to keep an open mind. From confirmation bias to selective perception, we possess all sorts of bulwarks for our beliefs.
Is our duty to combat global heating grounded in responsibility, justice, or humanitarian concern? Why might this distinction matter?