Democracy in Hungary
Recognizing that the main thrust of Orbán’s popular mandate lies in a need for secure Hungarian national sovereignty, the EU should act accordingly.
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.Josh Purtell | 5.29.2018
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."Josh Purtell | 1.27.2018
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.Josh Purtell | 11.10.2017