Robert P. Abele

Dr. Robert P. Abele is the author of three books: A User’s Guide to the USA PATRIOT Act (2005); The Anatomy of a Deception: A Logical and Ethical Analysis of the Decision to Invade Iraq (2009); and Democracy Gone: A Chronicle of the Last Chapters of the Great American Democratic Experiment (2009). His latest articles on political theory and war will be published in the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Global Justice, by Springer Press. His new book is entitled The Self-Conscious, Thinking Subject: A Kantian Contribution to Reestablishing Reason in a Post-Truth Age, and will be released this year. Dr. Abele is an instructor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College, located in the San Francisco Bay area.

The Filibuster is Busted, Time to Scrap It

Rural Towns Deserve Better Than Prison Jobs

Killing to Show That Killing is Wrong

Humanizing the People Police Kill

Voter Suppression is an Attack on Democracy…and My Faith

Mass Incarceration is Declining, But Not for Women

Tax the Rich. School the Children. Pay the Teachers.

Save Lives, Fill Out Your Census

The Next Coronavirus Bill Must Protect the 2020 Election

I Was Tear Gassed in Portland … and Not Only by the Feds

Land of the Unfree

A Simple Solution for the Coronavirus Crisis in Prisons

The Next Coronavirus Bill Must Protect the 2020 Elections

Republicans, Not Russians, Threaten Our Elections

Return of the Poll Tax

Let Prison Inmates Vote

Abolish the Electoral College, Empower the People

As Voter Registration Soars, So Does Voter Suppression