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Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn during a Labour Leadership and Deputy Leadership Hustings at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 28, 2015. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The UK’s Red Tide?

Currently, Labour is a weak and fragmented party that has a confused sense about what to do. It will not provide the singular platform necessary to articulate a coherent left-wing message, even if it had the leader to do it. Corbyn is a deserved product of Labour’s travails; but he is not the person the party, nor the left, needs right now.

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Black Justice League Demands, Addressed to President Eisgruber and Princeton University Staff

Black Justice League Demands, Addressed to President Eisgruber and Princeton University Staff

We have gathered here today to outline our demands for this administration so that it may be held accountable in improving the social and academic experiences of its black students at Princeton. There is no pride in being the number one university in the country when for its students of color and marginalized communities, Princeton very rarely leads but often follows.

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On Selective Concern for Free Speech

On Selective Concern for Free Speech

The black students protesting at Yale and Mizzou aren’t threatening anyone’s freedom of speech. And the selective, sudden concern for free speech exposes the racism of those who respond to black students’ pain with complaints about political correctness.

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Overcoming Limits to Empathy

Overcoming Limits to Empathy

Ideally, we would treat all tragedies the same; we would have the same emotional connection and response to human suffering no matter the context. But what if we just can’t? What if, as human beings, we are wired in a way that limits our ability to empathize with events and people separated from our own lives by geographical distance, culture, race, or anything else?

Black Justice League Asks Fellow Students to Show Their Unity

Black Justice League Asks Fellow Students to Show Their Unity

Below is a message from the Black Justice League at Princeton We are exhausted by continued violence against Black people across college campuses and are holding every campus accountable and asking fellow students to show their unity tomorrow, November 12, 2015 with a Black Out. Black Justice League of Princeton […]

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Black Justice League at Princeton in Solidarity with Black Community at Mizzou

Black Justice League at Princeton in Solidarity with Black Community at Mizzou

Below is a letter written by the Black Justice League at Princeton to the Black students at the University of Missouri To the Black Students at Mizzou: We, Black Justice League, an activist and advocacy group of Black undergraduate students at Princeton University, are in solidarity with the Black community […]

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A Year of Activism

A Year of Activism

Members of student activist groups–some that formed this year, others that existed for years be- fore–describe the ways in which they have challenged existing discourses and policies this year. Their methods are as disparate as their concerns, but taken together they represent a rediscovered conception of how to be a socially conscious and politically active Princetonian.

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Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors

Seven months later, after the People’s Climate March and #blacklivesmatter march, after the die-in and divestment, we can begin to speak about a campus where apathy is giving way to awareness. Awareness is not yet action, but it is a start. The gravest mistake that we could make now would be to content ourselves with the progress that has been made–to pat each other on the back and walk off the field.

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Secular Stagnation and Inequality

Secular Stagnation and Inequality

Inequality is no longer off-limits within academic economics, and economists are now willing to tackle the questions about inequality that may prove to be important to more progressive agendas.