In spite of myself, something in my gut told me that the statue of General Robert E. Lee should have stayed.
What we really need right now is a new kind of hero—calling all historians!
Just as the first detective was a thief, the first superheroes were supervillains.
“Crisis” itself is in crisis, such that both the structure and urgency of the crisis of climate change could elude us.
Is it enough for a business to turn a profit? Or should a business cultivate human flourishing and shared prosperity to be considered a success?
Thoreau’s ethic of self-governance was a starting point for reconstituting a freshly awakened culture on a moral foundation that refused to accept the sort of compromises—including the Missouri Compromise—that confirmed the moral impotence he so loathed.
It is this extension of protections to for-profit corporations (closely held), that has moved early commentary from the legal academy to conclude that the most enduring legacy of Hobby Lobby may not be in the area of religious liberty but, rather, in an expanded (and expanding) notion of corporate personhood