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EssaysFeatureThe Radical Imagination

Reductio ad Absurdum

Zero-Hours Contracts, Bogus ‘Self-Employment’, and Welfare ‘Conditionality’ in the UK

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Girl Scouts, #MeToo, and HIV/AIDS

Past and Present Episode 104

In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the Girl Scouts in light of the Boy Scouts’ recent decision to admit girls, #MeToo activism, and how Michael Friedman’s recent death of HIV/AIDS helps us understand the illness in historical context.

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Lessons of Clandestine Organizations

Motivation and practice in the Weather Underground and Jane (a secret abortion network)

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EssaysFeatureLiberal Democracy in Question

Mourning Poland’s Burning Man

Polish man sets himself on fire after distributing letter condemning PiS Party

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