iOS app Android app

National Borders

This Is What A Philosophically Engaged Debate On Immigration Looks Like

Michael Sandel | Posted 04.03.2016 | Politics
Michael Sandel

What might a richer, more philosophically engaged immigration debate look like? With the help of the BBC and a group of participants from over 30 countries, I recently tried to answer this question.

This Could Completely Change How You View Immigration And Borders

BBC Radio 4 | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.02.2016 | World

Michael Sandel explores the philosophical justifications made for national borders. Using a pioneering state-of-the-art studio at the Harvard Business...

The Squirming Buddha

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

I hate the idea of razor wire on national borders. I am torn apart by the suffering of refugees and the bombastic manipulation of politicians, who try to turn the planet's most vulnerable into national enemies. But like my sister I don't trust or understand my relationship with collective humanity.

25 Years After Berlin, Do We Still Need Walls?

Peter Schurman | Posted 01.08.2015 | World
Peter Schurman

The European Union demonstrates a way forward: eliminating militarized borders, and expanding the safety perimeter to include everyone. Yes, everyone -- holding criminals, including dictators and terrorists, accountable to the law.

Beyond the Nation-State

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

The division of the world into 194 random fragments, mostly born of war and exploitation, locked in a state of perpetual mistrust and ever-shifting tensions toward one another, is more problem than solution in the 21st century.