In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the appeal of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, announce a job opening, and much more!
Posted on 14 February 2016 | 8:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the promise of the Rojava settlement, reflect on ISIS's appeal to love as a recruitment tactic, and much more.
Posted on 6 December 2015 | 9:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on Arendt's understanding of evil and good in wake of the Paris attacks, scrutinize farmers markets, and much more!
Posted on 15 November 2015 | 8:01 pm
Pope Francis I's posture of humility resembles that of Roncalli, whose confidence as a follower of God Arendt sought to understand.
Posted on 4 October 2015 | 8:00 pm
In our Amor Mundi, we identify the recent church shooting in Charleston as a speakable act, reflect on the Pope's views about climate change, and much more.
Posted on 21 June 2015 | 8:01 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we discuss several different observers' reactions to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, meditate on the use of satire as a form of political commentary, reflect on the legacy of Ferguson, and much more.
Posted on 12 January 2015 | 11:30 am
Christopher C. Robinson explores Arendt's concept of intergenerational justice and reveals the ways in which we can use this concept to formulate a stronger response to the global ecological crisis.
Posted on 16 June 2014 | 10:00 am
“[T]here is another even more cogent reason for [the layman] concerning himself with a critical situation in which he is not immediately involved. And that is the opportunity, provided by the very fact of crisis—which tears away facades and obliterates prejudices—to explore and inquire into whatever has been laid bare of the essence of the…Read more Learning From Crisis
Posted on 25 February 2013 | 11:40 am
I watched President Obama’s second Inaugural Address with my seven-year-old daughter. She had just completed a letter to the President—something she had been composing all week. She was glued to the TV. I found myself tearing up at times, as I do and should do at all such events. “The Star Spangled Banner” by Beyonce…Read more Reflections on an Inaugural Address
Posted on 22 January 2013 | 11:31 am
We were prepared Monday night at the Hannah Arendt Center’s NYC hideout, huddled together with candles and a portable radio, as we toasted the storm over dinner with neighbors and friends. Thankfully, the Arendt Center’s two homes at Bard College and in upper NYC both escaped the wrath of the hurricane. Many of our supporters…Read more The Fragility of Normalcy
Posted on 2 November 2012 | 10:36 am