7 Articles by: Kalewold H. Kalewold

Kalewold H. Kalewold is a PhD student in philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Tear Confederate Statues Down, Keep Union Statues Up, and Build New Antislavery Monuments

Confederate statues are monuments to white supremacy. Protesters are right to tear them down. But Union statues are the opposite: monuments to the antislavery cause. We should keep them standing — and build new ones commemorating freedom fighters like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and John Brown all over the country.

Winning Democracy in America

Forget socialist democracy; by virtue of its Constitution, the United States barely has political democracy. If we take expanding democracy seriously — and if we want to implement sweeping social reforms — we need some serious changes.