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Slavery Abolition

Why Those ‘Endless Wars’ Must Never End

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Here’s the strange thing for the self-proclaimed greatest power in history, the very one that, in this century, has been fighting a series of unending wars across significant parts of the planet: if you exclude Operati…
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November 1, 2019
Slavery Abolition

Why Those “Endless Wars” Must Never End

Let us stipulate at the outset that Donald Trump is a vulgar and dishonest fraud without a principled bone in his corpulent frame. Yet history is nothing if not a tale overflowing with irony. Despite his massive shortcomings, President Trump appears intent on…
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October 31, 2019
Slavery Abolition

What John Rawls Missed

Both of these responses, Forrester argues, miss key features of Rawlss project. Her story begins in the decade after World War II, when Rawls undertook the work that became A Theory of Justice. A watershed event for Rawls was the 1953 publication of Ludwig Wi…
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October 29, 2019
Slavery Abolition

America and the Just War Tradition

J. Daryl Charles is the Acton Institute Affiliated Scholar in Theology and Ethics. He also is a contributing editor of _Providence: A Journal of Christianity and American Foreign Policy_and the journal _Touchstone_and is an affiliated scholar of the John Jay …
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October 26, 2019
Slavery Abolition

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 – April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned for the creation of the American holiday known as Thanksgiv…
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October 24, 2019