Danielle Allen

professor and political theorist at Harvard

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A political philosopher and ethics professor at Harvard University and author of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education and Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A.

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This is the second time in four years that there’s a vacancy on the high court during an election year.

Ideas to restructure the Supreme Court, from term limits to adding justices

This is the second time in four years that there’s a vacancy on the high court during an election year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Danielle Allen became a Harvard professor. Her cousin Michael died young after spending years in prison. They lived not far from each other.

Two cousins: One to Harvard, one to prison

Danielle Allen became a Harvard professor. Her cousin Michael died young after spending years in prison. They lived not far from each other.

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Tonight  Barack Obama  will address some 75,000 people on a stage featuring Greek columns like those of the White House and other buildings in Washington.

Echoes of Ancient Democracy in Denver

Tonight Barack Obama will address some 75,000 people on a stage featuring Greek columns like those of the White House and other buildings in Washington.

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