Moral Leadership, and the Changes Afoot


Daniel Wenger’s New Year’s Eve post at the New Yorker quotes John on moral leadership and the new presidential administration:

John Corvino, a professor of philosophy at Wayne State University who has written widely on gay rights, told me that the one change that is certain as we head into 2017 is a departure of “moral leadership” on a national level—the kinds of public gestures like the one President Obama made last month, when he awarded a teary Ellen DeGeneres the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in helping to “push our country in the direction of justice.”

Read the full piece here.