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.
The vast difference in states' standards for homeschooling raises troubling questions about children's growth and their prospects of ever developing real autonomy. It also casts doubt on the legitimacy of home-based learning.
Mill endorsed free and open debate as a machine capable of refining and reinforcing truth. There were, however, limits. On his view, political correctness is not a restriction of free speech but a basic tenet.
What obligations do those in the entertainment industry have to the public in the wake of criminal allegations? Is censorship ever appropriate prior to legal conviction? Must public use be a political act?
Ex post facto laws allow us to avoid retroactive legislation. But in the era after #MeToo, maybe there are some crimes that should be punished after the fact.
PETA's list of updated metaphors has sparked memes and ridicule. What did PETA do right - or wrong?
The genocide of the Rohingya people in Myanmar was greatly influenced by Facebook.
Pesticides have done a lot of harm to our environment, but most of all to insects. Should our ethics extend beyond ourselves to members of the natural world?
The U.S. isn't the only country with controversial and dangerous immigration policies. Those of Australia have gone on for over 5 years.
In the nation's capitol, tip wage versus minimum wage was a point of contention, as Ballot Initiative 77 passed by a narrow margin.