Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age
In The Clash Within, Martha Nussbaum explored the capacity to entertain the other as key to a democratic society. Now she considers angry resistance to the other, bringing her usual erudite analysis and intense moral passion.
Our hearts go out to the victims [of the gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin] and their families, as we all struggle to comprehend the evil that begets this terrible violence.
Personally, I don't think we have to struggle too hard.
The National Republican Trust PAC has a new TV spot about the Cordoba House controversy,
and it’s a doozy of outright religious bigotry.