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Accountability, Negligence, and Bad Faith

Calls for Senators Cruz and Hawley to resign are only growing louder, but of what wrong might they be guilty?
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Year in Review

To ring in the new year, our writers offer their favorite reads that you might have missed.
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Should At-Home Workers Be Taxed?

If at-home workers must chip in more money to the pot as a matter of fairness, surely there are others who might be similarly obligated.
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Misericordia and Trump’s Illness

Can virtue ethics ever justify wishing harm to come to others?
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Moral Luck and the Judgment of Officials

What responsibility do judges bear in assessing individual's moral culpability for outcomes that are the product of luck.
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Back to School: America’s Uncontrolled and Unethical Experiment

Public officials have described the return to classrooms as an "experiment," but this description fails to appreciate the guidelines for studying protected populations.
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Individualism in the Time of COVID: The Rights and Wrongs of...

Whose rights are at stake when businesses require patrons to don face masks? How should we define the boundaries of our individual freedom?
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Is Biden Trapped by Identity Politics?

Is identity politics threatening to further fracture our fragile bonds or is it the path to reconciliation?
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Retweets, Endorsements, and Indirect Speech Acts

How should we understand the speech act of retweeting? What are we signaling and what are we not? When, if ever, might condemnation be appropriate?
Protest in Australia; two signs are visible: one reads "lest we forget the frontier wars, black lives, white lies" and one shows a black and red image of Australia with the word "genocide" written on it

Black Lives Matter: Australia

As Black Lives Matter protests spread across the world, Australia must also confront the very present racism of how Indigenous people are treated by police.