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The Disbelieved

What feminist epistemology can teach us about sexual assault on college campuses.

who [taught] you to think??!!?!?!?!

To appreciate Milo’s music, look for unorthodoxy and anti-genealogy.

Becoming Post-Human

An introduction to transhumanism: the movement, the theory, the dangers.

Ghosted

Kurosawa Kiyoshi makes the self a site of horror in his 2016 film, Creepy.

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

Students Unite Now Rallies with Local 33: “March for an Academy That’s Ours”

The Politic covered the rally, taking video footage and conducting interviews with marchers.

Featured Interviews

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Trump’s Policy in Africa

Emily Ji breaks down the Trump Administration's Africa policy.

Rethinking Exile at the Yale University Art Gallery

With its newly opened exhibition, the YUAG expands the narrative of exile and migration through the arts.

Breaking Down the Budget: A New Bottom Line for Republicans

For conservatives, the stakes are high to push through an overhaul of the tax code.

Film Series Review: UNHhhh

TC Martin reviews UNHhhh, a Youtube comedy talk show headed by two drag queens.

Does Data Threaten Democracy? Cambridge Analytica’s Influence on Your Vote

What does Cambridge Analytica, the mysterious data analytics firm the Trump campaign hired in 2016, mean for the future of polling?

Homogeny without Hostility: The Buckley Program’s 7th Annual Conference

A Tempered Assessment of Free Speech and Partisan Tolerance at Yale

Taking on an Epidemic: Yale’s Researchers Provide Potential Solutions for the Opioid Crisis

Soon, those who have served our country will finally have access to the safe, permanent pain relief and care they deserve.

Constitutionality Complicated by Reality: The Cost of the Bail Bond System

“I think that real change has to start before the point of arrest,” said Davidson.

Land of a Rising Military? Japan Considers Dropping Its Official Commitment to Peace

Japan has not had a formal military in seven decades, but emerging threats—including a nuclear-armed North Korea—might be about to change that.

Students Unite Now Rallies with Local 33: “March for an Academy That’s Ours”

The Politic covered the rally, taking video footage and conducting interviews with marchers.

Rethinking Exile at the Yale University Art Gallery

With its newly opened exhibition, the YUAG expands the narrative of exile and migration through the arts.

Featured Interviews

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Memories and Demery’s: Yale’s Heavy Hand Over One Broadway

“ABP started the Cambridgization of New Haven that took all the personality away and left nothing but retail hell."

Buzzkill: Connecticut’s Bee Population in Peril

What is killing Connecticut’s bees, and what can be done to stop it?

Urban Ignorance: On Yale’s Lack of an Urban Studies Program

"Students will need a multifaceted perspective to work on urban issues in the real world."

Sacred Refuge: Undocumented Immigrants Find Sanctuary in Places of Worship

Reyes, an undocumented immigrant, is wanted by the U.S. government.

When a Tree Falls in Yale’s Forest: How Timber Helps Fund an Ivy League Endowment

"It appears to me that Yale’s concern is their bottom financial line and their endowment, not the benefit of the county and the local communities.”

Next Stop… Yale: Chinese Tourism on Campus

“I think some parents want to visit to elite colleges hoping that their children will one day come here."

Change of Course: Yale Professors Revise Syllabi After Trump

"If you spend your time reacting, when do you think?"

Theater Review: Girlish

"Windy’s unabashedly feminine story strikes at the hearts of audience members regardless of gender."

“Prisons Outside of Prison”: Are New Haven Halfway Houses Helping Reentry Efforts? | PART I – Job Accessibility |

“And what’s going to happen to him when he get’s released?” Jusino asked. “He’s going to lose that job.”

“Prisons Outside of Prison”: Are New Haven Halfway Houses Helping Reentry Efforts?

This series examines the role of halfway houses in New Haven reentry efforts, looking at their effectiveness, conditions, and availability.

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Featured Interviews

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Pardoned: The Formerly-Incarcerated Seek A Second Chance

"It is then our inherent responsibility as a community to try to surround these people with the necessary resources so that they can sustain free lives.”

Was Dove’s Recent Advertisement Racist?

"In a society where racism has been entrenched in people’s views from the inception of the country, it is inevitable that people will notice racism through subtle details."

An Interview with Margaret Taylor, Chief Democratic Counsel for the Senate Foreign Relationships Committee

Milan Vivanco talks with Margaret Taylor about diplomacy and its challenges under Trump.

Election Day 2017 Liveblog

Welcome to The Politic's liveblog covering the results of the 2017 elections!

Ballot Breakdown: New Haven Election Day

Your guide to the New Haven ballot.

The Real Origins of #MeToo

Feminism needs to be intersectional.

Charlie Dent and the Death of the Moderate in Congress

"The moderate must be saved."

Originalism in the Supreme Court: Legacy and Impact

Whether or not partisan-gerrymandering claims are justiciable is vulnerable to an ideology that works at the expense of our representative government's legitimacy.

Out of the Cycle Podcast: Episode 1

Sarah Strober and Seth Herschkowitz discuss felon disenfranchisement.

More Than Reform: Prison Abolition

"Leftist thinkers and activists have been advocating for the abolition of prisons for at least a century."

Trump’s Policy in Africa

Emily Ji breaks down the Trump Administration's Africa policy.

Land of a Rising Military? Japan Considers Dropping Its Official Commitment to Peace

Japan has not had a formal military in seven decades, but emerging threats—including a nuclear-armed North Korea—might be about to change that.

Featured Interviews

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Should Jeremy Corbyn’s Ideas Cross the Atlantic?

The Labour Party defied predictions with its unexpected success in Britain’s June election, and some American liberals are looking to Corbyn for inspiration. But Labour’s path to success may not be the blueprint Democrats should be looking for.

Tunisia: A Success Story?

Tunisia must reckon with the tangled web of corruption and economic troubles that still plague its young democracy.

Spain, Divided: On the Standoff for Catalonia’s Independence

The Politic breaks down the Catalonia crisis in simple English.

From Catherine the Great to Putin: Russia’s Tangled Relationship With Its Muslim Minority

"Despite the recurrence of terrorist attacks, Putin has attempted to restore the delicate balance that once characterized the relationship between Russia and Muslim minority groups."

Golf Diplomacy: The Rohingya Crisis Challenges ASEAN’s Way

Why isn't ASEAN taking a role in mediating the Rohingya crisis?

The Ghost of Benazir: Confronting the Legacy of Pakistan’s “Princess”

"To examine Benazir’s life is to acknowledge that she was neither a hero nor a villain."

Homely Hounds: Defining Ugly at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

"The hairless cresteds at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest are not well-bred in any sense."

Facing Down from Opposite Sides: Japanese and South Korean Leadership on North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Abe and President Moon of South Korea are taking increasingly different approaches to North Korea.

“The Most Dangerous Week Since the End of the Cold War”: U.S. and North Korea’s Standoff

"No matter what, someone will have to lose some face."

Cracks in Mexico’s Foundations: An Earthquake Shakes the Political Scene

We must address these flaws in Mexico's foundation, or our cities will continue to fall down.

Homogeny without Hostility: The Buckley Program’s 7th Annual Conference

A Tempered Assessment of Free Speech and Partisan Tolerance at Yale

Was Dove’s Recent Advertisement Racist?

"In a society where racism has been entrenched in people’s views from the inception of the country, it is inevitable that people will notice racism through subtle details."

Featured Interviews

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

Hopefully Gone, Hopefully Forgotten: Toxic Masculinity, A Eulogy?

Gabe Roy asks what jokes about harming transgender women say about the state of toxic masculinity in the U.S.

Poverty in the Christian Narrative: Victim-Blaming the Poor?

"Blaming an individual for being poor can threaten morality by denying the principle of equality."

Breaking the Silence: Dreamers Tell Their Stories

"I am an undocumented, but my lack of legal presence does not define me."

Forward, Not Back: How Hillary Is Holding Democrats in the Past

"Can the Democratic Party tell the Clintons to get lost? Realistically, no."

Yale Climate Conference: Why Leo Shouldn’t Have Come

"Nothing causes dialogue like dissonance. People are not motivated to action by agreement."

The Good Muslim: When Positive Portrayals Fail

What does it mean to be a "good" Muslim in the eyes of the American media?

Stand With Title IX: On Betsy Devos, Men’s Rights, and Attempts at Reform

In the face of an administration that is slowly dismantling the few protections given to survivors, let’s stand by Title IX.

KERRY: Not Just Privilege, But Responsibility

The former Secretary of State '66 reflects on Yale.

Ditch the District

With battle lines being drawn on gerrymandering, perhaps we should shed the system altogether.

More Than Just Opposition: Can the Democrats Stand for Something?

If Democrats truly want to win back the White House...they’ll have to do a lot better than “Have you seen the other guys?”