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Derrick Darby moderates on panel at UM Law School

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law's symposium, "A More Human Dwelling Place: Reimagining the Racialized Architecture of America" took place on February 16-17, 2018

Elizabeth Anderson on Marketplace

"The private workplace is a little private government where bosses order workers around, sometimes tyrannically, and there's very little accountability for the power that they exercise over their workers."

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The Department of Philosophy, in conjunction with the Department of Economics and the Department of Political Science, offers the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics as an interdisciplinary major in political economy. The program will stress analytic rigor and critical reasoning, and is unique in combining normative inquiry, empirical methods, and formal tools of analysis. It integrates the study of the relationships of government, political processes, property, production, markets, trade and distribution from the standpoint of assessing these arrangements with respect to the interests and progress of humanity.

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