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Silence Won’t Protect You

Silence Won’t Protect You

Kelly J. Baker March 1, 2016 1

Kelly J. Baker on academic freedom and the neoliberal academy Almost 39 years ago, Audre . . .

Monumental Problems: Freedom and Unity Come to Berlin – Daniela Blei

Monumental Problems: Freedom and Unity Come to Berlin – Daniela Blei

Daniela Blei January 28, 2016 0

On April 13, 2011, Bernd Neumann, Germany’s Minister of Culture and a member of Angela . . .

It is Time for the Analytic Philosophy of Judaism – By Samuel Lebens

It is Time for the Analytic Philosophy of Judaism – By Samuel Lebens

Samuel Lebens December 8, 2015 0

Ask a professional philosopher to list three living philosophers who have contributed to Jewish philosophy. . . .

An Ex-Soviet Jew Looks at Syrian Refugees and America – by Margaret Litvin

An Ex-Soviet Jew Looks at Syrian Refugees and America – by Margaret Litvin

Margaret Litvin December 1, 2015 1

Margaret Litvin on why there are no chosen peoples, only people making choices. If you . . .

Reflections on the Nation-State Debate

Reflections on the Nation-State Debate

Ruth Gavison October 8, 2015 0

Ruth Gavison reflects on the Defining Israel forum and the insights of Israel’s Declaration of Independence . . .

On the Essence of the State of Israel

On the Essence of the State of Israel

Ze'ev B. Begin October 8, 2015 0

Ze’ev B. Begin on why the time has come to enshrine the essence of the . . .

The Hold: Or, Charleston USA (A Poem for the Emanuel 9)

The Hold: Or, Charleston USA (A Poem for the Emanuel 9)

J. Kameron Carter July 1, 2015 1

J. Kameron Carter with a poetic commentary on the Charleston tragedy   The Hold, or, Charleston . . .

The Skeptic’s Smart-Person Problem – By Ryan T. Woods

The Skeptic’s Smart-Person Problem – By Ryan T. Woods

Ryan T. Woods May 26, 2015 1

Ryan T. Woods on intelligence and religious belief Why are religious beliefs so common among the masses, yet . . .

He and We: What Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Sentence Will Tell Us about How We See Ourselves – By Anthony Santoro

He and We: What Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Sentence Will Tell Us about How We See Ourselves – By Anthony Santoro

Anthony Santoro May 14, 2015 1

Anthony Santoro offers some thoughts to consider while the jury deliberates on the fate of Tsarnaev . . .

Reform, Relapse, Repeat: The Ongoing Beat of the Prison Industrial Complex – By Jason S. Sexton

Reform, Relapse, Repeat: The Ongoing Beat of the Prison Industrial Complex – By Jason S. Sexton

Jason S. Sexton May 13, 2015 0

Jason S. Sexton on reforming America’s prisons Mass incarceration has rarely featured in public debates . . .