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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.

Sharing the Burden: Ministries Offer an Alternative to Traditional Health Insurance

“We simply couldn’t do it any longer, we were going broke!”

An Interview with Patti Solis Doyle, Renowned Campaign Manager

“She was always Hillary to me”

Frequent Flyers: Non-Emergency Calls Strain 911 System

In paramedic terms, all calls are either “bullshit” or “Oh, shit!”

E-mortality: Death in the Digital Age

“Not everyone is notable enough for a Wikipedia entry. If you’re not notable, then you’re just gone.”

From Ankara, Without Love: The Battle for Turkey Reaches Texas Charter Schools

"It is a conspiracy. But it’s a conspiracy of facts."

Volunteerism or Voluntourism?

“Just because you’re on this trip, doesn’t mean that you’re an amazing person. That’s not what you should strive to do ever.”

An Interview with Joe Kennedy III, Representative from MA-4

"You might be choosing between something that looks great on a resume and something that pushes you out of your comfort zone. I would give a lot of thought to the latter option"

Ditch Disenfranchisement: Restore Felons’ Rights to Vote

"Even after leaving life behind bars, former felons continue to be punished over and over again."