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Even Proximate Justice Is Hard to Find

Proximate justice, one more time. I walked into a familiar classroom this morning, one where I spent many hours over many years. And as I prepared to begin, I saw an essay I had written some years ago, “Making Peace … more »

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The Culture is Upstream from Politics

The culture is upstream from politics, always and everywhere. A few days ago I made that argument at the University of North Carolina, giving the Wilberforce Lecture. While each week my work matters, and each time I speak I feel … more »

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We Have Met the Enemy, and He is Us

“We have met the enemy, and he is us.” The almost immortal words of Pogo, whose cartoonish take on the world captured the spirit of the age in the middle years of the 20th-century. Trying as we are to make … more »

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