Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  1. Is Violence the Way to Fight Racism?

    Peter Singer
  2. Trumpism and the Philosophy of History

    Mark S. Weiner

    Trumpism and the Philosophy of History


     warns that while Stephen Bannon has left the White House, his malign ideological influence remains.

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    With the departure of Stephen Bannon, liberals may be tempted to maintain the strategic tack they took during the presidential campaign, when they criticized Donald Trump mainly for his temperament, not his ideas, and by implication characterized his followers on the same basis. That would be a profound mistake. READ MORE
  3. Are Nazis as American as Apple Pie?

    James Q. Whitman

    Are Nazis as American as Apple Pie?


     says the real threat to democracy is not extremists so much as the institutions that enable them.

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    Notwithstanding recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, any sober observer can see that the United States is still a long way from the fevered atmosphere of Germany in 1933. But just because US institutions are holding up does not mean that they can't be put in the service of vicious political programs. READ MORE
  4. A Trip Through Putin Country

    Robert Skidelsky
  5. What Makes a Great Leader?

    Kishore Mahbubani, ET AL

    What Makes a Great Leader?

    &  praise those, from Angela Merkel to Pope Francis, who embody the qualities the world needs.

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    In a world that is changing more rapidly than ever, we should seek leaders who can protect and serve the interests of the people they are supposed to represent. This means not just criticizing the failings of weak leaders, but also highlighting the successes of strong ones. READ MORE
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