For all its weaknesses, Clash of Civilizations remains a text that can help us see the likely paths conflict will take in the 21st century.
Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scene.
What should we make of John Rawls's landmark work fifty years after its release?
Despite his flaws, Rawls sheds light on the problem of pluralism and the profound challenges it poses to the stability of a liberal democratic regime.
What is the condition of a society which, following his lead, rejects truth as a criterion?
We have more to learn from Rawls the man than Rawls the theorist.
In Rawls' wake, there is a growing realization that there needs to be a truly postmodern approach to our comprehensive thinking.
Rawls’s teaching has served only to erode the true foundations of political freedom and of conventional, “bourgeois” morality.
People insist on investing militants—some of them—with romance.
The Weather Underground remind us what happens when our wariness toward ideologues falters.
The Weather Underground lacked the power to achieve its goals, but we should be haunted by its crimes, its love of terror, and its nihilism.
Wokeness turns citizens not so much into sleepwalkers as sleep-rampagers, somnambulists of self-righteousness.
We ought not forget the darker side of our political heritage.
The urgent practical questions for statesman and citizen alike are: how much political violence is being committed right now? And who’s committing it?