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Queen of Bebop and Pathbreaker

Queen of Bebop and Pathbreaker

Jazz and liberty: a review of the latest biography of Sarah Vaughan…

The Minefield of Prejudice

The Minefield of Prejudice

Liberals and progressives alike must closely scrutinize the sources of their prejudices…

Against the Front Porch

Against the Front Porch

Facing the diseases of the southern soul with the southern literary tradition…

Trump’s Rhetoric Is Dangerous Even If He’s Ineffective

Trump’s Rhetoric Is Dangerous Even If He’s Ineffective

Many fear the policies that Trump will pursue, but even if he fails to enact them, he will have had a dangerous effect on our politics…

Beyond the Freedom of the Void

Beyond the Freedom of the Void

The realization that even negative liberties depend on institutions – social constellations of positive liberty relations – lends greater credence to progressive understandings of freedom…

Actually, Hot Take Culture Is Good

Actually, Hot Take Culture Is Good

Partisanship, motivated thinking, and hot takes are actually good…

The New Class Divide

The New Class Divide

We have moved from a class divide centered on those misused by the system to those discarded by it…

Disability and Invisibility

Disability and Invisibility

High-functioning sick and disabled people are, by definition, the ones most able to take part in society and work. These are the people with milder instances of health problems…

You Were the Thought Police All Along

You Were the Thought Police All Along

Where do arguments about freedom of speech cease to be applicable and other concerns become central…

Disability and Hermeneutical Injustice

Disability and Hermeneutical Injustice

While many people were swift to condemn Donald Trump’s mockery of a disabled reporter during the 2016 campaign, few made the connection between Trump’s likely priorities and the…