Opinion

Inevitabilmente: Institutional Failure Preceding Italy’s “Government of Change”

From Italy’s fascist government before the war to its flirtation with communism in the 1980s, Italian politics has been so fluid that radical political change is almost traditional.

Turkey’s Elections, Erdogan, and the Muslim Ummah (Community)

The Western world’s dislike of Turkish President Erdogan is growing. However, it is not stopping Muslims around the world from embracing his domestic and foreign policies.

On Plastic Straw Bans

Piecemeal environmental policy, however, cannot replace coordinated national action.

A Mutual Understanding: The Value of Science and Philosophy

Making any argument about the burden of should—including the role ethics should play in science—requires the basic ability to make a value judgment, a skill firmly within the domain of philosophy.

Civility Conceals State Violence

It’s why an ordinary civilian shouting in a restaurant at the Secretary of Homeland Security, fresh off a day of ordering that migrant children be ripped from their mothers’ arms, is cast as the uncivil one, the disrupter of order.

Waking Up and Taking Action: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Pakistan

Growing up in Pakistan, I seldom thought about the way institutions handled cases of sexual harassment.

Review: POSE

What makes the show feel so important and so relevant is that it puts on stark display the radicality of being queer and joyful.

The Notorious RBG: A Documentary of Her Greatest Hits

It is hard to be immune to Ginsburg’s cool and composed accounts of her own life, or to suppress joy at the thought of the strides she has made for women and people of color in the United States.

Serving the Trump Administration

To deny certain spaces to Republicans because of the policies they tolerate is to say that the dream is dead, to give up entirely on even the pretense of political coexistence. Is it worth it?

United No More: The United Nations versus the United States

Selective humanitarianism is inherently unhumanitarian.

Dear President Obama: A Reflection on Your Legacy in Africa

Mr. Obama, we adore and admire what you stand for, but we hold you morally accountable for what you have done.

Hanging America Out to Dry: Justice Kennedy’s Most Notable Display of Conservatism

Like the Patriots in Lexington and Concord, the American people must remain diligently disposed, ensuring that their existence is not invalidated, endangered, at the whim of a conservative-controlled court.