Familiar Avalos: AMLO’s Stage Fright
For the sake of both the country and his legacy, López Obrador should learn from his mistakes and leave the scapegoating in the past.
Review: A Star is Born
In many ways, the 2018 version seems to function as the story but of Gaga herself–only told in reverse.
An Interview with Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
“You're not supposed to ask, ‘will it really work?’ or ‘what about the disemployment effects?’ Those are not comments that people, in almost any society, would look upon with pleasure.”
An Interview with Ben Shapiro, Host of “The Ben Shapiro” Show
“You don't get to psychoanalyze me like I'm sitting on a couch with you. The minute we start doing that, there's no more conversation."
Conservative Leadership on Climate Is Not Only Possible, but Viable
The state of our unstable climate is not an issue intrinsically political in nature, and it’s an issue too important to be neglected at the hands of our hyper-partisan politics.
Defining a Fish: Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe
163 years later, a question remains: does the term “fish” include whales and seals?
Turkey’s Elections, Erdogan, and the Muslim Ummah (Community)
The Western world’s dislike of Turkish President Erdogan is growing. However, it is not stopping Muslims around the world from embracing his domestic and foreign policies.
On Plastic Straw Bans
Piecemeal environmental policy, however, cannot replace coordinated national action.
A Mutual Understanding: The Value of Science and Philosophy
Making any argument about the burden of should—including the role ethics should play in science—requires the basic ability to make a value judgment, a skill firmly within the domain of philosophy.
Civility Conceals State Violence
It’s why an ordinary civilian shouting in a restaurant at the Secretary of Homeland Security, fresh off a day of ordering that migrant children be ripped from their mothers’ arms, is cast as the uncivil one, the disrupter of order.
Waking Up and Taking Action: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Pakistan
Growing up in Pakistan, I seldom thought about the way institutions handled cases of sexual harassment.
What makes the show feel so important and so relevant is that it puts on stark display the radicality of being queer and joyful.
The Notorious RBG: A Documentary of Her Greatest Hits
It is hard to be immune to Ginsburg’s cool and composed accounts of her own life, or to suppress joy at the thought of the strides she has made for women and people of color in the United States.
Serving the Trump Administration
To deny certain spaces to Republicans because of the policies they tolerate is to say that the dream is dead, to give up entirely on even the pretense of political coexistence. Is it worth it?