From Global Justice, a special issue on global justice and non-domination. Lior Erez (EUI): Anti-Cosmopolitanism and the Motivational Preconditions for Social Justice. Alice Pinheiro Walla (Bayreuth): Common Possession of the Earth and Cosmopolitan Right. Chris Armstrong (Southampton): Global Justice and Natural Resource Taxation. Tsilly Dagan (Bar-Ilan): International Tax and Global Justice. Lyn Horn (Stellenbosch): Public Health and Social Justice: Forging the Links; and Public Health, Beneficence and Cosmopolitan Justice. Ryan Davis reviews Global Ethics and Global Common Goods by Patrick Riordan. The introduction to Justice across Boundaries: Whose Obligations? by Onora O’Neill. David A. Reidy reviews Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice by Carol Gould. Yusuf Yuksekdag reviews Freedom, Recognition and Non-Domination: A Republican Theory of (Global) Justice by Fabian Schuppert.


Farah Godrej (UC-Riverside): The Neoliberal Yogi and the Politics of Yoga. Theodore Bach (BGSU): Social Categories are Natural Kinds, not Objective Types (and Why it Matters Politically). Gisele Bundchen: “Saving the Brazilian rain forest is everyone’s duty”. Fox News is top audience draw, while ESPN has higher ad sales: In the TV business, age and experience are no match for youth and vigor. Derek Thompson on the twilight of Fox News: As pay TV slowly declines, cable news faces a demographic cliff — and nobody has further to fall than the merchant of right-wing outrage. She famously said that women can’t have it all — now she realizes that no one can. Douglas Brinkley on Obama the monument maker. A planet orbiting our nearest star used to be science fiction — now it’s science. Hillary Clinton piles up research in bid to needle Donald Trump at first debate.


Trump a working-class hero? A blue-collar town debates his credentials. Arlie Hochschild goes inside the head of a Trump supporter: Mike Schaff’s community was destroyed by the failures of a private company, but he’s voting for America’s most notorious businessman — why? Sean McCann reviews Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild. A fortress against fear: In the rural Pacific Northwest, this community of like-minded conservatives prepares for the day “it hits the fan”. Like warlordization in a state collapse context, Trump’s action confirms the breakdown of institutional control but also makes recovery and unity even more difficult to recover. Tara Golshan and Sarah Frostenson on the 40 top Republicans (and counting) who won’t support Donald Trump for president. GOP leadership has been ejected from the epistemic bubble. Beyond Trump: What will happen to the GOP after Trump?

Up from cartoonism: When we descend from a politics with cartoonish touches to a politics of cartoonism, we become unmoored, says William Kristol. Oliver Darcy on how Donald Trump broke the conservative media. Media false equivalence is Trump’s best friend in the debate over racism. Jamil Smith on how the Central Park Five ad told us who Donald Trump really is. Mark Thompson on Trump and the dark history of straight talk. In books on Donald Trump, consistent portraits of a high-decibel narcissist. Howard Schweitzer on 7 reasons why Trump would hate being president. What does Donald Trump believe? Whatever the last person to talk to him does, apparently — the Trump campaign just admitted one of the scariest things about its candidate. Citigroup analysis: Trump victory would cause economic downturn.

Trump is already trying to delegitimize a Clinton victory — historians say that might be unprecedented. Will Texas stick around for a Hillary Clinton presidency? Three out of five Trump voters in the Lone Star State would back secession if the Democrat wins, a new poll finds. What does social science say about how a female president might lead? GOP plots early wake-up call for Clinton: Looking past Election Day, Republicans sketch plan to stymie a President Hillary Clinton agenda. Democrats will expect a President Clinton to do the impossible: “It does not bode well for Democratic unity in 2017 or 2018 if one faction is pushing Clinton toward a suicidal surrender to Republican priorities (and to be clear, only surrender will suffice to move Republicans toward her) and another is demanding the magical creation of an imaginary progressive consensus”.

When LBJ and Goldwater agreed to keep race out of the campaign: With Trump flailing amid accusations of bigotry, here’s a look at a time when a similarly hyperbole-prone GOP nominee fought to keep racism on the sidelines. Living in L.B.J.’s America: Kevin Baker on how two of his least celebrated accomplishments shaped the battle between Clinton and Trump. This really might be the most important election ever: Usually, the Democratic and Republican candidates share a baseline belief in the American system — not this election season.


Thomas Pogge (Yale): The Hunger Games. Not a drill: SETI is investigating a possible extraterrestrial signal from deep space. FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems (and more). Anthony Weiner’s downfall is a farce — but it’s also a tragedy. Colin Kaepernick is righter than you know: The national anthem is a celebration of slavery. Morgan Jerkins on what Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest tells us about America. 20 years before Colin Kaepernick, an NBA player refused to stand for the national anthem and paid dearly. From Sexualities, Sara Ahmed interviews Judith Butler. Chicago and the anti-anti-P.C. Left: Lots of people on the Left agree with the University of Chicago, but they don’t want to admit it. Juan Gabriel, a pop music icon in Mexico, dies. Anthony Audi on men of power and their obsession with Winston Churchill.


American secular: The founding moment of the United States brought a society newly freed from religion — what went wrong? John T. McGreevy reviews The Origins of American Religious Nationalism by Sam Haselby. Peter Laarman reviews Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation by Nicholas Guyatt. Victoria M. Massie on how American Christianity has long struggled to be on the right side of racial justice. The Watchmen: What became of the Christian intellectuals? White Christian America is dying: John Sides interviews Robert P. Jones, author of The End of White Christian America. Culture warriors surrender, but battles rage on. George Hawley on how Christians are becoming objectively more liberal, but not more likely to call themselves liberal, and on racial/ethnic diversity and denomination decline. Are there common characteristics of thriving Christian congregations?

Chris Lehmann on what a series of cosmic evangelical thrillers tells us about money in America (and more from The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, and the Unmaking of the American Dream). Evangelicals are losing the battle for the Bible — and they’re just fine with that. “You keep using that word. I don't think it means what you think it means”: Anthony L. Blair on a better way to be evangelical.

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