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Theory & Event - The Trump Presidency

24 March 2017

The January issue of Theory & Event is featuring numerous essays by political theorists on the Trump administration. Among the …

A simple bicycle and the complex practice of democracy

19 March 2017

Prof Rajeev Bhargava for The Hindu If we don’t have a stake in …

To change torture practices, we must change the entire system

16 March 2017

Dr Kiran Grewal, Institute for Social Justice Preventing torture goes beyond understanding individuals—it requires changing an entire system that …

The moral ambiguity of modern religion

05 March 2017

Prof Rajeev Bhargava for The Hindu Citizens can neither demand that the …

Responding to Neo-Fascism (Part 2)

22 February 2017

Full-bodied Democratic Power Six Theses for a Robust Resistance to Trumpian Fascism Romand Coles and Lia Haro, Institute …

Why Trump's "Muslim ban" is a moral failure, explained by a political theorist

09 February 2017

If America doesn’t take in Syrians, who will? The ethics of the “Muslim ban,” explained. Professor Joseph Carens, University …

Women of America: we're going on strike. Join us so Trump will see our power

08 February 2017

Linda Martín Alcoff, Cinzia Arruzza, …

Trump-Shock, Resonant Violence and The New Fascism

03 February 2017

Professor Romand Coles and Dr Lia Haro   Something is happening here, but you don’t know what it …

A Life of Commitment and Inquiry

19 January 2017

Professor Akeel Bilgrami, Columbia University and Institute for Social Justice, ACU An old friend and intellectual companion writes on the …

Business As Usual: Donald Trump and American Empire

03 January 2017

This is a guest post by Jeanne Morefield, Professor of Politics at Whitman College and a Professorial Fellow at the …