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Danielle Allen is a political theorist at Harvard University and a contributing columnist for The Washington Post.
How has our language become so empty?
The inmates get the chance to leave prison for a while and, to some extent, to interact with the free world.
The president seeks a global order based on bilateral deals with him, not the U.S.
I’m placing my biggest bets on human intelligence, and I’m investing in types of education that develop our distinctively human capacity to understand.
We have to envision viable alternatives to incarceration.
And all young change-makers.
The Russians exploited our differences to make things seem worse; it’s up to Americans to work on the institutions that can ward off the threat of faction.
Betraying the tradition of nonviolence is not the path to peace.
It means taking responsibility for the environment in which you are operating.
For the first time, everyone is coming from the psychological position of being a minority.