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    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    Anarchism and the Avant-Garde: Félix Fénéon at the Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art is currently presenting Félix Fénéon and examining the immense influence of this art critic, editor, publisher, collector and anarchist.

    The American Struggle: Jacob Lawrence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jacob Lawrence is among the most recognized and celebrated African American painters of the twentieth century and the piece takes us on an exploration of his magnificent works.

    What is morally wrong with discrimination: A Kantian Understanding

    Discrimination is morally egregious when we use it to justify treating another human being as anything less than a human being, as less than a person having dignity and intrinsic value.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Today’s Movement for Racial Justice

    This is indeed a moment in history when we may acquire the much needed insight and inspiration from Bonhoeffer’s extraordinary life and legacy.

    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    OPINION

    Donald Trump’s Supporters and Our Farmer

    At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.

    JNU: A Wounded Space

    On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?

    2021: Can We Say ‘No’ to the Cult of Narcissism? 

    From the traumatic pain of psychic bewilderment to the light of resistance—we passed through diverse experiences in 2020. As we welcome 2021, is it possible to nurture the spirit of love and justice?

    Karl Marx: Our Lost Conscience

    EDITORIAL / Karl Marx was born on May 5,1818. On his birth anniversary The New Leam pays homage to one of the most illuminating minds of modern times.

    Excerpt| ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

    As an amazing thinker, Herbert Marcuse-like Adorno and Horkheimer-contributed to the development of critical theory. Here is an excerpt from Marcuse's path-breaking text One-Dimensonal Man.