Chad Van Schoelandt (Tulane) and Gerald (Jerry) Gaus (Arizona): Political and Distributive Justice. Ben Johnson (Princeton) and Richard Jordan (Baylor): Should Like Cases Be Decided Alike? A Formal Analysis of Four Theories of Justice. Karl Widerquist (Georgetown): Justice as the Pursuit of Accord: Toward a Non-utopian Theory of Justice. Naima Chahboun (Stockholm): Three Feasibility Constraints on the Concept of Justice. Kjartan Mikalsen (NTNU): Equal Sovereignty: On the Conditions of Global Justice. Maliha Fawad (UCC): Poverty, Politics and Global Justice. Hanoch Dagan and Avihay Dorfman (Tel Aviv): Justice in Private: Beyond the Rawlsian Framework. Jessica L. Roberts (Houston): Nudge-Proof: Distributive Justice and the Ethics of Nudging. Rutger Claassen (Utrecht): Justice as a Claim to (Social) Property. Uri Harris on thinking critically about social justice.


Gregory Scott Parks and Derek S Hicks (Wake Forest): “How Much a Dollar Cost?” Political Ideology, Religion, and Poverty Policy Through the Lens of Kendrick Lamar’s Music. Andrea Onofri (Graz): The Publicity of Thought. A new struggle coming: Jedediah Purdy on the teachers’ strike in West Virginia. Why it’s hard for conservatives to date in DC right now. Does online writing strip English of pomposity and outmoded rules? Tom Rachman reviews A World Without “Whom”: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age by Emmy J. Favilla and Do I Make Myself Clear? Why Writing Well Matters by Harold Evans. Tara Isabella Burton on why evangelicals are calling Trump a “modern-day Cyrus”.

Thread: “One thing is becoming very clear in Italy at this stage: We won’t have any real clarity about who governs the country for weeks to come. Meanwhile, the big picture takeaway is depressingly obvious: the populists won BIG tonight”.


Trump’s chaos is becoming America’s chaos. Rick Smith interviews Sarah Kendzior on “the Mafia White House”. Nancy LeTourneau on Trump’s pattern of flip-flopping on issues. Elise Young and Demetrios Pogkas on how Trump’s Hudson Tunnel feud threatens the national economy. The shrinking of America: Trump is a brick and mortar nationalist who defines the country only in shallow physical terms, rather than lofty ideals. The Trump administration wants to dismantle Ronald Reagan’s “infrastructure of democracy”. E.J. Dionne on the cost of our war on public life. It’s beginning to look a lot like the Gilded Age: The 19th century provided fertile ground for racists and elites while American immigrants and workers suffered.

Trump is implicated in his attorney’s Stormy Daniels payment for the first time. The real threat to Trump isn’t Russia, racism, or incompetence — it’s corruption. Trump administration won’t impose sanctions on buyers of Russian arms. Christopher Steele, the man behind the Trump dossier: Jane Mayer on how the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia. Does Russia have leverage over Trump? Bob Dreyfuss interviews Diana Pilipenko on Moscow’s potential kompromat. What Democrats and Republicans don’t get about Robert Mueller. What we really learned from Mueller’s indictment of Russian trolls is that Internet providers know everything.

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