Joseph Heath (Toronto): The Moral Status of Profit. How do we understand the contemporary conservative pride in political incorrectness? The only thing to do with the “intellectual dark web” is laugh at it. Is “ladies lingerie” a harmless joke or harassment? A dispute among international relations scholars puts the spotlight on a system that serves everyone poorly. White House aides are urging President Trump to fire Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. chief. Stassa Edwards on Gina Haspel and the conservative distortion of “empowerment”. Senate Intel: Russia waged “unprecedented” cyber campaign on U.S. voting systems. “Russian-backed terror group selects noted international arms smuggler as its new president”.

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