dissent

As Donald Trump tries to make America great again, he could be making Vladimir Putin even greater. Here’s why Vlad is bad news for the world.
Democracy demands that we have processes for disagreement, more than agreement.
What is the obligation of government workers when they disagree with what they are directed to do? This question is important
Not with political jargon but VALUES: And when asked about guns in schools, cited the danger from "grizzly bears." I don't
That makes for a more formidable resistance. The Inaugural Day Foucault read-is a great idea. Once it's over I would urge
In my lifetime, we've managed to survive Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and two Bushes in the White House. Trump has an excellent chance at being worse than all of them combined. We'll see. It's going to be challenging and often frightening.
She faces years in prison, but the U.N., rights groups and thousands of Iranians are demanding her immediate release.
To me, true patriotism is to align oneself with the ideas this country was built upon.
Dalilah Muhammad’s triumph in the 400 meter women’s hurdles is being widely celebrated as historic as the first ever gold
Having spent trillions of dollars on war with such sorry results, it's a wonder that key figures in the U.S. military or officials in any other part of America's colossal national security state and the military-industrial complex haven't spoken out forcefully and critically.
Foreign Service Officers stationed around the world are given the opportunity to question complex issues, and it has led
Timothy Garton Ash recently reflected on Isaiah Berlin and his commitment to value pluralism in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Back in June 2015, at a book talk at a New York City public library, an audience member had asked me about Sirley Avila, the first time I'd ever heard her name. She had been attacked on May 24. I'd tried to find out more, but reliable information from Cuba is not easy to obtain. Now, less than one year later, here she was, sitting with me.
Voting for Sanders now is the only way to make sure that Clinton and other establishment Democrats know what they're talking about.
The position of the body is the same. The figure is prone on the beach, near the water’s edge. The head is face down in the
Freedom of expression is not the only freedom in question and at times under threat at universities today. So is freedom
Productive discourse is dying, trampled over by closed minds who value comfortable opinion-holding over uncomfortable soul-searching. As dialogue lies flailing and gasping, outrage culture's pulse is stronger than ever.