Tag Archives: voting

Lit Produces Good Voters

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum argues that reading literature, and reading it critically, prepares one to be a good citizen who can vote responsibly.

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The Return of Debtor Imprisonment?!

The fleecing by authorities of the Ferguson Black community, including imprisonment for debt, puts one in mind of Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit.”

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Sometimes Whites Need Voting Rights Act

Steinbeck reminds us that it is not only people of color who have had their voting rights infringed.

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