Those who excuse the January 6 Capitol riot and oppose COVID vaccines are exhibiting the ‘thoughtlessness’ Hannah Arendt warned us about.
Owners push back against expensive maintenance not because they are bad actors, but because they are, like the rest of us, all too human.
Emmanuel Macron didn’t make much of the slap he endured in France, but history requires us to take it more seriously.
The politics of the Avengers, Captain America and Iron Man, roughly map onto the Israeli coalition. But the similarities don’t stop there.
You are standing near a track-changing lever when you see a runaway filibuster barreling towards five rail workers. What do you do?
For Camus, suffering in French Algeria was an equal-opportunity affliction, spilling over ethnic, religious and ideological lines.
Though Simone Weil died in 1943 at the age of 33, her writings about truth and spiritual health remain as relevant today as they ever were.
What is extraordinary is that this practicing Anglican never disowned his Jewishness. In fact, he played up his ancestry.
In an age where illiberal governments are ascendant, the French courts adhered to the rule of law and constitutional principles.
Republican governors’ insistence on ignoring science recalls the callous indifference of Harry Lime played by Orson Welles in the cinema classic.