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From Milton Friedman to Ronald Dworkin: economics for hedgehogs | #SocialEthics on Blog#42

Sometimes, a straightforward question leads one to deeper, more existential thinking… Continue reading From Milton Friedman to Ronald Dworkin: economics for hedgehogs | #SocialEthics on Blog#42

Restoring our Democracy: Calling the NAACP and MoralMondays

Now that Election 2014 is over and we await whatever happens next in the Democratic camp, progressives need to step up efforts to take their rightful place at the helm of the party.

It is clear that voter disengagement was more a function of the unwillingness to keep voting in the status quo, than it was the abandonment of the Democratic party. It should be taken as a warning to Democrats that the party, as it is now, not only stopped reflecting the popular view, but has also allowed itself to be dragged into the Republicans’ dangerous race politics. Continue reading Restoring our Democracy: Calling the NAACP and MoralMondays