Is there a meaningful distinction between loose science and antiscientific sentiment? Is it just a matter of intent?
The Trump administration has redefined the role of the federal government and our understanding of who it operates on behalf of and what kinds of collective interests it pursues.
Where can we find a home to ease our existential angst in these Absurd times?
Are the conditions inmate find themselves in during the pandemic consistent with the purpose incarceration is meant to serve?
Just as with scientific hypotheses, the social and political beliefs that survive this crisis should be those that have actually borne fruit.
How do we balance the loss and suffering caused by the pandemic against the hardship that awaits in the economic recession?
The ambiguity in the Surgeon General's remarks communicates a troubling message further complicated by the public position from which it was delivered.
Many who resist shelter in place orders cast their decision as a triumph of personal liberty over government overreach. But what of their duty to others?
Is the emergency power currently granted governments circumscribed by law or is it a 'miracle' that transcends the norm? What are the implications of our answer?
By what right can government officials prohibit worshipers from the physical and public practice of their faith?