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George Will Goes Mad Over Campus Sustainability

Peter Cannavo | Posted 06.20.2015 | College
Peter Cannavo

Apparently, a set of practices and principles designed to ensure that human civilization has a future on this planet is akin to religious zealotry.

Reinventing Republicanism in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 04.17.2015 | World
John Feffer

Poland has never been a particularly liberal country. In other words, its political culture has not focused on the individual or individual rights. Consider the great confrontation of the 1980s: between the collectivist ideology of the Communist Party and the spirit of solidarity of the opposition.

Napoleon Has Succeeded, the Great Moment Has Arrived: Egypt, July 3, 2013

Robert Eisenman | Posted 09.05.2013 | World
Robert Eisenman

No one -- not even The Muslim Brotherhood -- and certainly probably none of the other Islamic powers of the region, Sunni or Shi'ite, expected to see what we are seeing now on the streets of Cairo and saw there in "The Arab Spring" a year and a half previously.

Growing Into Political Maturity

Stephanie Rayburn | Posted 11.07.2012 | Denver
Stephanie Rayburn

I am grateful to have moved beyond the blinders of my family's politics. I am grateful to know my own mind, one that is progressive and liberal, and that neither of those are dirty words (and neither is conservative, for the record).

We Are All Americans in the Age of Obama

Manisha Sinha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Manisha Sinha

In his inaugural address, President Obama called on Americans and those outside America to be citizens of the world. It was a fundamentally new approach to global citizenship.

Four Things the Republicans Don't Want You to Know About the Economy

Keith Boykin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Boykin

I've heard lots of Republicans make some damning arguments about "liberal" economic policies and Obama's "wasteful" spending plans. But Republicans aren't offering any serious alternatives.

The Strange Death of Republican America

Sidney Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sidney Blumenthal

The underlying story of this presidential campaign remains the Bush presidency and how it brought about the end of the long era of Republican political dominance that began in 1968.