Articles By: Adam Kern Adam Kern
Adam Kern '13 is a columnist for the Harvard Political Review. He writes about the intersection of philosophy and public affairs.

/ June 16, 2012 11:10 pm

Deficit Thinking

Figuring out the morals of austerity and spending requires finding the right normative framework.

/ May 30, 2012 11:36 pm

Liberalism versus Socialism

A crucial distinction helps explain why liberalism, not socialism, holds a prominent place in mainstream American thought.

and / April 18, 2011 11:07 am

Libertarianism and Public Goods: An HPRgument (Part 8)

This is a running argument between conservative Adam Kern and libertarian Sarah Siskind. Previous entries can be found after the jump in reverse chronological order. Part 8 — Adam Kern First I would like to thank all our readers for paying us their attention. It is an honor to have it, and that’s something both Sarah and I can agree ... Read More

/ April 3, 2011 10:33 pm

Academic Government and its Pretensions

Don't trust the brain trust, at least without recognizing its limitations.

/ March 4, 2011 5:43 pm

The Morality Question: In Favor of Basic Moral Education

The question of moral education need not cause angst.

/ February 21, 2011 5:07 pm

The Right of Revolution

Why the Egyptian army was philosophically obligated to refrain from interfering in the protests.

/ January 28, 2011 12:59 pm

The American Question

I’d like to take up the question of: what does it mean to be an American? First impressions to the contrary, that isn’t just a question to be confined within berets and bandied across the tables of Starbucks; it touches upon issues of citizenship and immigration, legal and political obligation, and the rights and duties of each of us. President ... Read More

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