Opinion

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill and Parental Rights

Recent legislation asks us to reconsider who public education is meant to serve.
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Restrictive Legislation Prevents Liberation

School provides an unique opportunity to gain the perspective to choose who one is and wants to be.
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On Banning Russian Athletes

What do sports organizations hope to accomplish by excluding certain athletes from play?
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Hypocrisy and Credibility in U.S. Foreign Policy

A history of intervention in pro-Soviet regimes in the West undermines the US's claim to the moral high ground.

Kamila Valieva, Lia Thomas, and Fairness in Sports

What considerations are relevant for ensuring a level playing field?
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The Democratic Limits of Public Trust in Science

Scientific advice can only take us so far. At some point, it's politicians who translate information into policy.
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The Nomination of an African American Woman to SCOTUS Is More...

What moral considerations might justify Biden's pledge for a race- and gender-conscious nomination?
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Brian Flores, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action

Recent allegations of racial discrimination highlight the differences in programs of equality of opportunity and equality of outcome.
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The Heartless Matter of Organ Transplantation and COVID Vaccination

What considerations belong in our discussions about distributing such a scarce and valuable resource?
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Juvenile Justice: Charging Minors as Adults

When, if ever, do a child's actions warrant punishment on par with their adult counterparts?