The ongoing detention of innumerable migrant children, women, and men has been perhaps the most concrete manifestation of the president’s ruthless disregard of basic human empathy, due process, and the rule of law.
Undoubtedly, Toni Morrison’s absence will be felt in this moment of craven moral complacency, political turmoil, and subjugating authoritarianism.
Managing editor Samuel Aftel ’20 reflects on his heady experiences in Miami this summer, at once embracing and lamenting the impermanence of his stay.
In a more inclusive, democratically compassionate world, Israel Shabbat would not be an inherently polarizing event. Congresswoman Omar would not be defamed as an anti-Semite. And Palestinian rights would be valued as much as Israeli rights.
The prospect of banning the box surely raises difficult legal, practical, and moral questions. But nonetheless, the box should be banned.
In retrospect, Jackson always seemed to exist in a curious moral, cultural, and even existential liminal space. He straddled blackness and whiteness, femininity and masculinity, queerness and straightness, decency and brutality. The duality of Jackson’s identity is, in part, what made him great. But this duality was also a mechanism of deception.
While it’s a blessing that Tiger Confessions allows us to share these experiences and receive some level of peer empathy, the fact that the platform is seemingly the only outlet some students have to express what’s on their mind is disconcerting.
Beyond Republican hypocrisy, the wholesale, disproportionately severe condemnation of Omar reflects the increasing and dangerous conflation of anti-Jewish hatred and a legitimate criticism of Israel’s militarism. Such conflation, often consciously deployed by cynical conservatives, serves to chill any hint of pro-Palestinian political discourse.
If I could give any advice to sophomores, I would tell them to see through the hazy moral hypocrisy and insincerity of Bicker.
R. Kelly’s predation, the enduring violence against black women, and Princeton’s de facto complicity
Needless to say, the white power structure in this country has often been profoundly eager to criminalize and incarcerate black men – except, curiously, when black men have been credibly accused of harming black women. Such white moral indifference is partly why Kelly has escaped scrutiny for his misconduct for so long.