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+ Opinion PieceWe shouldn’t be able to tell someone’s political party affiliation by their level of concern about the coronavirus. In a crisis that is literally evolving by the hour, we need people in this country to stand (metaphorically) together, pay…Read More+ Opinion PieceThe question of, “is there a campus free speech crisis?” is fraught. The answer depends, in large part, on the evidence one uses to answer it. In most commentary so far, the metrics used to measure political tolerance on campus are at…Read More+ Opinion PieceHorrific attacks this week on multiple mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand left 50 people dead and scores more injured. In the aftermath of the attacks, a manifesto emerged that reads in a manner similar to that written by another mass murderer…Read More+ Heterodox PedagogyIn his oft-quoted 1953 essay, Isaiah Berlin draws upon a reference to the Greek philosopher Archilochus, translated as: a fox knows many things, but a hedgehog one big thing. Although the original essay was primarily focused on Tolstoy (who Berlin…Read More
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