Andrew Moore teaches literature and political philosophy at St Thomas University in New Brunswick. He has published work on a diverse range of subjects including Shakespeare, political theory, Facebook, and HBO’s The Wire. He is currently working on a book length project that attempts to situate Shakespeare within the history of social contract theory.
Posts by Andrew Moore
Colin Kaepernick, Black Lives Matter, and the NFL
Martin Luther King spoke of direct, nonviolent action exposing a hidden tension in society. The current protests started by Colin Kaepernick are revealing such a tension in American football, one between the NFL's black athletes and the league's white, conservative fans.
Ross Bullen and Andrew Moore
Football Is Not a Violent Game
It goes without saying that tackle football is a violent sport. Well, maybe not, if Hannah Arendt has anything to say about it.
The Isle of Man TT motorcycle race runs on a 37.5-mile course that has 264 bends, passing stone walls and telephone poles, with riders reaching an average speed of 130 mph. Since the race's beginning in 1907, there have been 242 deaths.