A conversation with Yvonne Chiu about her new book, Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare (Columbia University Press, 2019). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
Abraham Lincoln’s fame in the 1850s owed mainly to his provoking a public quarrel with Democratic Senator Stephen A. Douglas over the correct interpretation of the American founders. As the nation grew increasingly divided over the future of slavery, Lincoln and the new Republican Party sought to prevent the expansion of slavery into federal territories […]
Justice, or the call for it, defined much of our political landscape in 2020 as it also defines the early days of 2021. A violent permutation of that call resulted in a police station being burned down, billions of dollars in property damage across the country, and a mob storming the American Capitol with the […]
Following the failed insurrection of January 6, 2021, the Electoral College’s sacred role in ensuring the legitimacy of our presidential elections was widely hailed. But that insurrection was occasioned by what had long been understood as a minor, ceremonial element of the College: the counting of ballots cast by electors and certified by state officials. […]