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Should Students Appreciate The Power Of The Dark Side?

The notebook you see below is sold in the school supply section of Target stores in The United States. It features Darth Vader and the message from him: “You underestimate the power of the Dark Side”. Is this message: A) immoral because it encourages children

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What’s the Ethical Responsibility of Academics to Society?

The journal Science has published a valuable summary of a scandal in the American Psychological Association that threatens to undo the organization’s reputation.  While  the presidential administration of George W. Bush pursued a policy of torturing people it had detained without conviction, a trial, or even charges,

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Washington, DC to Rally Against Torture on Friday, June 26

What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common?  They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to

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More Evidence of Racial Discrimination, this time in Academics

Our reader Frank has left comments issuing a challenge for Irregular Times and Irregular Times’ readers to provide “ONE EXAMPLE” of evidence pointing to “white privilege” and discrimination against black people in America. Earlier this week, I named and provided references to not one but

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?