Ghosts of GOP Past and Present: The Battle for Mississippi Republicans
To the GOP establishment...McDaniel’s bold move felt, in many ways, like a personal offense.
Hanging America Out to Dry: Justice Kennedy’s Most Notable Display of Conservatism
Like the Patriots in Lexington and Concord, the American people must remain diligently disposed, ensuring that their existence is not invalidated, endangered, at the whim of a conservative-controlled court.
David Boaz, Executive Vice President of the Cato Institute
People have the right to make decisions about their own lives but that necessarily implies they have the responsibility.
Party Crashers: Why Trying to Delay Kavanaugh’s Nomination Is Against Democrats’ Better Interest
While a conservative justice being swiftly appointed is hard to stomach, the sentiment among conservatives that they have shored up all three branches of government might be exactly what democrats need to thrive in the midterms.
Review: Ye by Kanye West
It is obvious—perhaps painstakingly—that Kanye tries to find subversion in his art by forcing controversy upon his listeners.
Radical: The Victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
"With the proper branding, democratic socialists can have significant appeal in a wide array of districts. So while these radicals may not be the future of the Democratic Party, they’re definitely capable of throwing their weight around."
Interview with Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate
“I’m suggesting that the government do one of the very few things it can do that will immediately improve lives on a day-to-day basis, which is to send every American adult a thousand dollars a month to do what they want with.”
Prestige, Power, and Junot Díaz
We have been conditioned to view genius as a vengeful god, worthy of worship no matter the consequence.
Roth Not Taught
Yet, rather than overcrowding syllabuses at Yale University, Roth’s work is largely absent.
Congress’s Big Food Fight: A Look Inside the Divisive Failure of the 2018 Farm Bill
HFC members have turned their weaknesses, namely their small size and relative youth, into strengths, as their caucus has become a wild card in bills that otherwise would be confidently passed by the Republican majority.
Junot Díaz, Critical Theory, and Reckoning with #MeToo
Díaz, the victim of sexual violence himself and someone raised in close proximity to a machismo culture featuring firmly entrenched sexist norms, is exactly the kind of person for whom personal responsibility may be muddied by the current Critical Theory approach.
Believing in Opportunity Means Believing in Public Education
If equality of opportunity is to be achieved in the US, it is necessary to stop thinking in terms of zones, neighborhoods, and districts as borders.