By Amitai Etzioni

Communitarianism is surely one of the smallest and least-known branches of social philosophy, and liberal communitarianism is even less recognized within academia. Both are rarely mentioned in public discourse. However, communitarian ideas are found in many historical and contemporary belief systems — including the Old and New…

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The majority of Americans are distressed and angry, and many have protested in the street or have supported politicians who give voice to their alienation. Public trust in the federal government is very low; in 2019, Pew found that “[o]nly 17% of Americans today say they can trust the government…

“Eric’s calling from camp again.”

September 2020


“Joe Biden’s Stakeholder Capitalism Is Not the Issue — Corruption Is”

“Consider capitalism as akin to nuclear energy. If it is well-contained in a strongly fortified capsule, it can benefit society by providing an abundance of low-cost energy (in the form of massive production of goods and services)…

A recounting of Amitai Etzioni’s experience with conflict and his dedicated mission towards peace.

Professor Etzioni’s aversion to violence was forged — his videographer shows — when he was a Jewish child subject to Nazi brutality in Germany. Later when he joined those who were seeking to drive the British…

Amitai Etzioni

Amitai Etzioni is a University Professor and professor of international relations at the George Washington University.

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