In a New York Times op-ed, Stephen Vider considers the possible repercussions of the Supreme Court's decision, expected this month, on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that asks whether the city of Philadelphia can bar Catholic Social Services from screening future foster parents.
Belarusians took to the streets this week to reclaim their dignity, writes Valzhyna Mort, assistant professor of English, in an op-ed in the New York Times. The government of Belarus, she says, has responded with brutal violence.
From Hillary Clinton’s surprise loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election to the failure of the Democratic Party to choose a female candidate for 2020 despite an abundance of qualified women, the past few years have been disappointing to those who believe a female president is long overdue, writes Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy, in a New York Times op-ed.
While Latin America is realizing the cost of the COVID-19 pandemic, a storm is brewing over the region, writes Gustavo A. Flores-Macías, associate vice provost for international affairs and associate professor of government, in an op-ed in the New York Times' Spanish edition.
Former Congressman Steve Israel, director of the Cornell University Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, writes in the New York Times that he sees political rationalization at work among today's representatives.
Steven Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics in the College of Arts & Sciences and author of "The Joy of X," explains the origin and meaning of pi in a New York Times op-ed.