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From a list of reasons books should be removed from public schools, as updated in December by Bruce Friedman, who leads the Florida chapter of No Left Turn in Education.…
Where’s the support for Democratic insurgents?
Trumpism and the American philosophical tradition
From unsolicited letters sent to Aileen Cannon, a federal judge in the Southern District of Florida, after she announced that she would appoint a special master to review documents removed…
From “Family Capitalism and the Small Business Insurrection,” which was published in the Winter 2022 issue of Dissent. Progressives have struggled to comprehend the foundations of the far right’s continuing…
Cartoonist Ben Garrison’s MAGA in winter
The banality of misreading Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism
How Hannah Arendt’s fans misread the post-truth presidency
What does it mean to be Latino?
The death penalty under Trump and the execution of Dustin Higgs
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