Figuring out the morals of austerity and spending requires finding the right normative framework.
Articles By: Adam Kern
Adam Kern '13 is a columnist for the Harvard Political Review. He writes about the intersection of philosophy and public affairs.
A crucial distinction helps explain why liberalism, not socialism, holds a prominent place in mainstream American thought.
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
Don't trust the brain trust, at least without recognizing its limitations.
The question of moral education need not cause angst.
Why the Egyptian army was philosophically obligated to refrain from interfering in the protests.
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