Slavery and Capitalism

Slavery and capitalism. The relationship between the two is key to understanding the origins of the modern world…
Slavery and capitalism. The relationship between the two is key to understanding the origins of the modern world… [More]

College Education for Prisoners

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/73979720 At one time, inmates in the United States were eligible for government Pell tuition grants and there was a college prison program. Then Congress decided
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/73979720 At one time, inmates in the United States were eligible for government Pell tuition grants and there was a college prison program. Then Congress decided [More]

Slavery and inequality

Why are inequality and social immobility more enduring and extreme in the former Confederacy? Blame the lingering effects of slavery…
Why are inequality and social immobility more enduring and extreme in the former Confederacy? Blame the lingering effects of slavery… [More]

LOVE146: Philosophy in Action

There is a modern day slave trade and an estimated 27-30 million people are enslaved worldwide. At the heart of today’s slave trade are the many forms of enslavement such as debt bondage, forced labor, forced child labor, child soldiers, sex slaves, and child sex slaves. The mission of human rights oranizations are built upon the philosophical foundations of what it means to be human, particularly the meaning and function of human rights. [More]