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Interview with Norman Finkelstein on Democracy Now drawing some lessons for the contemporary left and for Palestinians in the occupied territories from the lessons of Gandhian non-violence. Gandhi is the subject of today’s Portraits of Integrity meeting.
A comment piece from the New York Times, Ideology and Integrity, discussing the importance of ‘intellectual integrity’ in our politicians. Highly relevant in the UK, which goes to the polling booths on Thursday. Here’s an extract: You see, you shouldn’t … Continue reading
Thanks to Joe Hardwick for sending this unsavoury extract from Charles Grant, Observations on the State of Society among the Asiatic Subjects of Great Britain (1792, printed 1813). Integrity is glossed as ‘conscientious in the whole of his conduct’.
Writers Against Surveillance — a collective of 562 authors — have launched a petition calling for the ‘defence of civil liberties against surveillance by corporations and governments’. They identify ‘integrity of the individual’ as a precondition for democracy:
The final programme for this workshop is now available to download here. For more information see the workshop page.