The overriding weakness in the ESA is that no legal barrier can possibly halt the relentless juggernaut of economic growth at the heart of our extinction crisis.
By: Connie Woodring Focusing on homophobia and its violent consequences against gays by heterosexuals has been important for several decades,
By: Hendrik van der Breggen Let’s think discriminately about discrimination (yes, you read that right). I’ll distinguish two senses of
Lady Gaga rightly encourages us to respect and accept all people, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, etc. But at this juncture Lady Gaga's thinking become problematic. Respecting and accepting all people doesn’t automatically also mean that we should accept and affirm all the behaviours of all people.
When I discuss war, a growing number of students are unaware of which countries were involved in World War II. When I discuss abortion, many students are unaware that there is no abortion law in Canada
Socialism arose historically as a response to capitalism. Its point of departure is the contention that capital is a social product—the fruit of countless hours/days/years of labor expended by hundreds of millions of people—and therefore that it should be under social control, i.e., under the control of the whole society
Like many others, I sometimes feel paralyzed by the enormity of the environmental challenge. How to break through this?
“Be tolerant” is today’s oft-heard moral imperative. This principle of tolerance sounds good, but careful thinkers should ask: Is it sound?
The connection between political corruption and popular mobilization against a small cadre of rulers is a tale as old as the concept of government itself. From the French Revolution of 1789 to the age of extremist politics in the 1920s and 30s, this relationship rears its head in frequently dramatic fashions that reorient the relationships among the power dynamics within these societies.