SOURCE: Los Angeles Review of Books
American Studies scholar Elizabeth Anker's work examines "ugly freedom," in which the capacity of one group to dominate another is constructed as the positive social value of liberty. She discusses it with philosopher Brad Evans.
SOURCE: The Nation
Annelien de Dijn's book examines the tensions and contradictions inherent in the idea of freedom, arguing that the individualistic, liberty-focused ideal is a recent phenomenon and has obscured ideas of freedom rooted in democracy and collective security.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Michael Tomasky
"Say this: Freedom means the freedom not to get infected by the idiot who refuses to mask up. Even John Stuart Mill would have agreed."
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
by Aimee Loiselle
Historian Aimee Loiselle discusses Traci Parker's new book Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s.
SOURCE: The Guardian
by Yuval Noah Harari
Governments and corporations will soon know you better than you know yourself. Belief in the idea of ‘free will’ has become dangerous.
by Christopher L. Webber
What if the experiment in liberty should perish from the earth or be limited to America and other western democracies?
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