The problem with a love for the high, the lofty, the ideal, and the abstract, is that they bleed over too easily into elitism, a willingness to impose one particular vision of the Good through top-down coercion.
“The right wing wants to repeal the civilizing advances of the 20th century,” vanden Heuvel said. Jackson agreed, adding that the presidential debates did not address the right social issues.
In this week’s issue of The Eye, Amanda Gutterman takes a look at the possible consequences of a gerontocracy in "Elderly Influence." Multimedia editor Naomi Cohen talked to some elderly folks who vo
We still face hurdles in fairly representing Latinos in U.S. politics.
A panel of African-American intellectuals tried to impress upon the Harlem audience the importance of voting—from the presidential election to local ones.
There's always room for one more viewpoint—even in the most opinionated of places.
Voters can directly apply lessons learned from great philosophers in CC class.
Approaching the maxim in a particular context can create its use.
When talking about politics, let's seek to discuss real issues and not the sensationalist aspect.
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