Frederick Douglass embraced the promise of the Declaration, even while he condemned the United States as a land of hypocrisy, because people talk about freedom, but in fact they deprive millions of their freedom.
What drives the current rift between white and Black America, and how as individuals can we effectively contribute to the fight against the worldmaking of whiteness?
In this interview, Chomsky provides insight on how we can best grapple with the current moment – and prepare for the sobering future.
As a black man living in Georgia, I am all too aware of the state’s history of lynching.
We are in a deep spiritual crisis that can’t be relieved by politics, or philosophy.
Men, listen up. In light of a year of disturbing revelations from the #MeToo movement and from last month’s profoundly troubling Brett Kavanaugh hearings and his eventual confirmation to the … Continue reading →
You deserve to be punished with several fists to your face! You’re nothing but a troublemaker! I’ve had enough of your Racist talk! You’d better watch what you say and … Continue reading →
I conducted this interview with the influential feminist philosopher and ethicist Drucilla Cornell over the past month, as the #MeToo movement has gained force, and debates about feminist responses to … Continue reading →
一封充满爱意的信，致金正恩 Dear Chairman Kim Jong-un, We are certain that you will find this letter of love surprising. We offer it to you in the final days of President Trump’s trip … Continue reading →
A sense of entitlement among Westerners is driving many of the environmental problems that are destroying our world. Lately, I’ve been thinking about my friend Carla*, a longtime environmental activist. … Continue reading →
I don’t mean the God of the philosophers or the scholars, but, as Blaise Pascal said, the “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob.” With no disrespect, I … Continue reading →
To many Americans, February, first officially recognized by President Gerald Ford in 1976 as Black History Month, is a time to celebrate African-American achievements, ones that were gained against nearly … Continue reading →
Those familiar with George Orwell’s “1984” will recall that “Newspeak was designed not to extend but to diminish the range of thought.” I recently felt the weight of this Orwellian … Continue reading →
Brad Evans: In response to a series of troubling verbal attacks you recently received following your essay in The Stone in December, “Dear White America,” the American Philosophical Association put … Continue reading →