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"Liberty, equality aren't mutually exclusive," The Washington Post, October 17, 2014.

"The NSA unravels a civil rights-era win," The Washington Post, August 29, 2013.

"An online college revolution is coming," The Washington Post, July 26, 2013.

"Investing in geographic diversity on college campuses," The Washington Post, June 23, 2013.

"The humanities are just as important as STEM classes," The Washington Post, February 14, 2013.

Helping students find their place in the world,” The Washington Post, September 23, 2012.

Ai Weiwei and the Art of Protest,” The Nation, August 29, 2012.

“Leading U-Va. back to the top,” The Washington Post, June 27, 2012.

Toward Participatory Democracy,” Boston Review, April 12, 2012.

Straight talk about tuition,” The Washington Post, December 19, 2010.

"It's Up to Obama," Democracy, A Journal of Ideas, Spring 2010.

 “Opponents Are Prejudging Health Reform’s Side Effects,” The Washington Post, August 11, 2009.

Web exhibit, “Integrating the Life of the Mind: African Americans at the University of Chicago 1870-1940,” The University of Chicago Library, 2009.

A Military That Reflects the Red-Blue Divide?The Washington Post, December 15, 2008.

Citizenship 2.0 on the Internet,” The Washington Post, November 25, 2008.

Setting free not only slave, but also master,” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 6, 2008.

Worse Than Mud,” The Washington Post, July 10, 2008.

 “As cross-group bonds grow, we have work to do,” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 15, 2008.

It’s Obama’s Maturity for His Age That Matters,” Philadelphia Inquirer, April 6, 2008.

“A Lackluster Golden Anniversary,” Commentary on the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, May 16, 2004.

Aims of Education, University of Chicago, September 20, 2001.    

An Interview with Frank Bidart (Andrew Rathmann, Danielle Allen, Frank Bidart)
Chicago Review, Vol. 47, No. 3 (Fall 2001), pp. 21-42.