Recommended Reads: February 2019

A selection of thought-provoking reads from the month that was… Jamelle Bouie, “Blackface is the Tip of the Iceberg” (New York Times, February 4) Put simply, there is a plausible (in theory, at least) nonracist reading of King’s preoccupation with the preservation of “Western civilization” or the president’s belief that some countries, like Haiti, are … Continue reading Recommended Reads: February 2019

Recommended Reads: January 2019

A selection of thought-provoking reads from the month that was… Nathan Heller, “The Philosopher Redefining Equality” (The New Yorker, January 7) At fifty-nine, [Elizabeth] Anderson is the chair of the University of Michigan’s department of philosophy and a champion of the view that equality and freedom are mutually dependent, enmeshed in changing conditions through time. … Continue reading Recommended Reads: January 2019