The moral life, as Hugo pointed out, is not pragmatic or rational. It does not guarantee that we as distinct individuals survive. And yet, it permits us, by living for others, to become our best selves. It allows us a bittersweet happiness.
The law as an instrument of morality at the state and federal levels has been deformed into an instrument of racialized social control.
In a recent span of 10 days, four courts issued decisions that could literally save lives.
To those who have been used to privilege all their lives, equality may feel like oppression.
The central tenet of fascism is always that war cleanses society and that the “virtues” that war inculcates in its combatants and survivors provide a new moral vigor.
Whereas most industries have seen some technological advancement, the image of the garment sweatshop has seen little modification since its inception over a century ago.
Today I write from that place of fear, maybe tomorrow I will write of hope and resistance.
Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.
Bill Moyers shares “Starting with Black,” which addresses the “urgent political and moral crisis” that we currently face. Bill Moyers. (photo: PBS) By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company RSN December 31, 2016 y friend Jim Haba, a fine poet in his own right, has done more than anyone I know to democratize the popularity […]
So, at this late date, what might a president frightened by his successor actually do…
[Rasouli] wonders if U.S. citizens believe these wars, which could cost up to $6 trillion, were worth it.
An ISIS cell. An undercover FBI agent. A community torn apart.
‘We are protectors, not protesters’
Her answer was clear: Stop killing us. Which raises a more difficult question: Who has the power to do that?
For over 14 years, CCR has insisted that no one is above the law, no matter how exalted their role.
These striking prisoners are far more effective, and far more threatening to the corporate state, than the outside multitudes entranced and manipulated by the Donald Trump andHillary Clinton Goon Show.