A Hesitant #MeToo
"#MeToo has only begun to expose the violence embedded in society, but the discussion cannot end here."
Trump, “Shithole” Countries, and Political Correctness: A Response
"The undeniable success of the liberal American state is due in large part to a dark, often-ignored underbelly of racism and prejudice."
An Interview with Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands
“While everyone else is talking about the hurricane and rebuilding, there’s an underlying crisis.”
An Interview with Martin O’Malley, Former Governor of Maryland
"This is a year, I think, when voters will demonstrate a pretty clear shift in emotion, from anger, rage, and retribution, to fixing our republic."
The Problem With Humans of New York
"Some of this suffering is the cause of human relationships, but much of it has to do with social crises like housing segregation and discrimination."
“That Constitution will be no more!”: Trump, Jefferson, and Presidential Challenges to the Judiciary
"Trump’s actions may have precedents, but Jefferson’s intrusions into the judicial system were repudiated and proved politically damaging."
The Politics of the Holiday Season
Jack Kelly writes about the political nature of the holiday season.
The Irresponsibility of the Elite: Why We Protest the Aggrandizement of Thomas Friedman
Students respond to Yale's hosting of Middle East journalist Thomas Friedman.
Admissions Absurdity: “Holistic” In Name Only
"Really, the admissions panel is evaluating how you present yourself. Don’t take it personally."
Friendsgiving: Pies, Ice Cream, and Growing Up
There is something magical about seeing old hometown friends in a new city.
A Thanksgiving Reflection: Navigating the Holidays and LGBTQ Identity
Lauren Lee reflects on Thanksgiving, acceptance, and family in light of her LGBTQ identity.
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."
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.
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.