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"Just" Because: Augustine's Just War and the Ethics of Torture

Russ Pierson | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion
Russ Pierson

As Yale law professor Stephen Carter pointed out in an interview on an NPR broadcast Dec. 13, "It strikes me that you can have a program that is immoral and also occasionally produces good information."

Masters of Technique

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

As part of a project to raise money for chess schools and clubs, independent publisher Mongoose has just released an anthology of chess fiction entitled Masters of Technique.

The next justice

Richard Albert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Albert

President Barack Obama's next nomination to the Supreme Court, his second in as many years, may come as early as this spring, followed shortly by Sena...

'Blue Dogs' or Corporate Shills?

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Frank

What makes the Blue Dogs run? Profit motive. Individual Dogs do far better than garden variety Democrats when it comes to bringing in contributions the insurance and medical industries.