Tag: political discourse
On Freedom of Speech 论言论自由February 2014
Excerpts from Chinese dissident Hu Ping’s seminal 1980 essay, translated for the first time into English.
Tom Engelhardt: American Jihad 2014January 2014
Until you enter their orders and rise into their secret world, there is such a thing as too-much knowledge.
John Patrick Leary: Against CivilityNovember 2012
Concerns over declining ‘civility’ in politics distract us from the meaningful disagreements that we need to have.
Rachel Riederer: Rape and RhetoricAugust 2012
Todd Akin’s comments highlight the danger of letting ideology create facts instead of the other way around.