By Janet Coleman

Janet Coleman's quantity background of eu political theorising, from the traditional Greeks to the Renaissance is the advent which many were awaiting.

In this quantity, Coleman discusses the stated nice works of Greek, Roman, and early Christian writers to teach how the old contexts during which convinced principles approximately ethics and politics turned dominant or fell from dominance, aid to provide an explanation for the information themselves. all through she attracts on contemporary scholarly commentaries written via experts in philosophy, modern political idea, classical languages and cultures, and on historical and early Christian background and theology. Janet Coleman indicates that the Greeks and Romans' arguments might be noticeable as logical and coherent if we can grab the questions they notion it vital to respond to.

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The fact is that terms like “nigger,” “spic,” “faggot,” and “kike” evoke and reinforce entire cultural histories of oppression and subordination. They remind the target that his or her group has always been and remains unequal in status to the majority group. Even the most highly educated, professional-class African American or Latino knows that he or she is vulnerable to the slur, the muttered expression, the fishy glance on boarding the bus, knows that his degree, his accomplishments, his well-tailored suit are no armor against mistreatment at the hands of the least-educated white.

The “IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS” section gives the Federal Communications Commission the authority and responsibility of implementing the new law. This is probably the real, hidden purpose of the legislation—to give the FCC authority to regulate the Internet like it regulates (censors and permits oligopolistic control of) broadcasting. There is big and particularly anti-democratic corporate money lurking behind this measure. The one and only good thing anywhere in this legislation is a requirement for expedited court review, similar to the review provision in the Communications Decency Act, which enabled the EFF/(ACLU)/(CIEC) [Citizens Internet Empowerment Coalition] legal effort to overturn the CDA on constitutional grounds rapidly, before much harm was done.

This should have been done BEFORE, not after, considering mandatory censorware laws! The study would also make “recommendations on how to foster the development of” more censorware—highly questionable as something to be legitimately done at taxpayer expense. • The “IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS” section gives the Federal Communications Commission the authority and responsibility of implementing the new law. This is probably the real, hidden purpose of the legislation—to give the FCC authority to regulate the Internet like it regulates (censors and permits oligopolistic control of) broadcasting.

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