Five in a Flash – September 15, 2017 Flash In today’s news: London explosion, North Korea, Berkeley, Harvard, the Cleveland Indians, and college football. Connor Mighell 9/15/2017
Five in a Flash – September 14, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Trump’s immigration deal, James Comey, China, visa sanctions, the UFC, and Bodega. Connor Mighell 9/14/2017
Five in a Flash – September 13, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Apple, the travel ban, Bernie Sanders, Star Wars, the Cleveland Indians, and cocktails. Connor Mighell 9/13/2017
Five in a Flash – September 12, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Tropical Storm Irma, Trump commemorates 9/11, Equifax, UN sanctions, Apple, and more college football. Connor Mighell 9/12/2017
College Graduation Ceremonies Are Not as Diverse as We Think The Center Are Colleges Really Helping Under-Represented Minorities? Arin Gerald 9/11/2017
Five in a Flash – September 11, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Hurricane Irma, Steve Bannon, U.N. sanctions, the NFL, Miss America, and Antarctic caves. Connor Mighell 9/11/2017
A Conservative and A Liberal Agree on Ending DACA The Center Might ending DACA be a first step toward immigration reform? Connor Mighell and Andrew Smith 9/10/2017
Five in a Flash – September 8, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Hurricane Irma, Mexico earthquakes, data breaches, Betsy DeVos, the New England Patriots, and college football. Connor Mighell 9/8/2017
Five in a Flash – September 7, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Hurricane Irma, the Trump/Democrat alliance, the Menendez Trial, South Korea, Facebook, and a tiger in Atlanta. Connor Mighell 9/7/2017
Five in a Flash – September 6, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Hurricane Irma, Syrian civil war, Sheriff Clarke, sign stealing, Ezekiel Elliott, and the Zika virus. Connor Mighell 9/6/2017
Five in a Flash – September 5, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Hurricane Irma, North Korea sanctions, British terror sting, NAFTA negotiations, and more college football. Connor Mighell 9/5/2017
Is the Media Honest (with Examples)? The Center A nonpartisan look at a few stories peddled by the mainstream media. Mitchell Nemeth 9/4/2017
Five in a Flash – September 4, 2017 Flash In today’s news: DACA, California wildfires, Houston flooding, North Korea, a royal baby, and college football. Connor Mighell 9/4/2017
Winning Back Free Speech The Center The right to free expression is not a partisan issue. Deborah Wiseman 9/2/2017
Five in a Flash – September 1, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Texas’ gas supply, James Comey, Robert Mueller, David Clarke, college football, and asteroids. Connor Mighell 9/1/2017
Five in a Flash – August 31, 2017 Flash In today’s news: explosions in Houston, tax reform, the Russia investigation, Texas’ immigration law, gene therapy, and college football. Connor Mighell 8/31/2017
Five in a Flash – August 30, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Trump visits Texas, federal flood insurance, Joel Osteen, the transgender military ban, and Uber. Connor Mighell 8/30/2017
Five in a Flash – August 29, 2017 Flash In today’s news: Texas flooding, North Korea, the Arpaio pardon, the New Mexico library shooting, and the Amazon/Whole Foods merger. Connor Mighell 8/29/2017
Five in a Flash – August 28, 2017 Flash Good morning. Here’s what you need to know. Connor Mighell 8/27/2017
Who is Jason Kessler? The Center A look at the man behind the Charlottesville rally. Arin Gerald 8/24/2017
Censoring Spencer Only Makes Him Louder The Center As an increasing number of universities take a stand against alt-right figures, perhaps it’s the wrong approach. Adam Barsouk 8/23/2017
Confederate Memorials Endorse Treason And Racism The Center “Remember, we are all one country now. Dismiss from your mind all sectional feeling, and bring them up to be Americans.” Tony Black 8/21/2017
Is it Fair To Call Antifa ‘The Real Fascists’? The Center They hope to attach to Antifa the same stigma as is attached to fascism. William Mann 8/19/2017
Love Is The Answer To Hate The Center We have completely lost our way and forgotten basic morals in our battle against hate. Matthew Jacobs 8/17/2017
A Jewish Libertarian’s Take on Free Speech The Center “Private sector freedom of speech has limits, nevertheless, the spirit of the First Amendment remains essential to a flourishing, free society.” Mitchell Nemeth 8/16/2017
Is Foreign Aid Actually Effective? The Center Foreign aid has lifted millions of people out of poverty and tremendously improved diplomatic relations around the world. Elisa Moore 8/13/2017
The United States is No Longer a Government “Of the People” The Center Businessmen, career politicians, and lawyers are incapable of effectively representing the interests of all Americans. Adam Barsouk 8/11/2017
The Solution To Health Care That Nobody Is Talking About The Center Subsidizing preventative medicine would be more cost effective than what politicians are proposing. Mitchell Nemeth 8/11/2017
Bridging the Divide in America The Center Culture is the hallmark of a society, and until we can agree on how to reform our culture, unifying the country will be impossible. Michael Desantis 8/8/2017
Merion West Interviews Zoltan Istvan, Candidate for Governor of CA The Center Transhumanist and libertarian, Zoltan Istvan, discusses his vision for the state of California and why he believes he should be its governor. Staff 8/7/2017
The New President of India The Center The President of the Indian Economic Trade Organization offers a primer on India’s new President.  Asif Iqbal 8/6/2017
Why I Can Beat Ted Cruz – An Interview with Stefano de Stefano The Center Merion West’s Alex Baltzegar sits down with the man primarying Ted Cruz for his seat in the Senate. Staff 8/4/2017
A Government of Individuals The Center The Federalist Party makes the case for individualism as the solution to a gridlocked two-party system. Suni Leinart 8/2/2017
The Mooch is Loose The Center It seemed that Scaramucci could turn this thing around, until late that night when it was revealed that the White House’s savior was getting a divorce. Joel Gillison 8/1/2017
Can We Make Capitalism More “Moral”? The Center The world is 120 times better off today than in 1800 as a result of capitalism. But is there still work to be done? Mitchell Nemeth 8/1/2017
We Can (And Should) Legislate Morality The Center We can legislate morality. We do it all the time. Connor Mighell 7/27/2017
Conservatives Should Oppose Trump’s Transgender Ban The Center To deny someone the right to serve their country in this capacity is downright despicable. Joel Gillison 7/27/2017
Introducing a New Saudi Prince The Center When it comes to this charming new prince, could there be more to the story than meets the eye? Pranav Prakash 7/26/2017
The Age of Tribalism The Center  Unquestioning loyalty to party and a culture of groupthink have come to dominate. Tyler Olson 7/21/2017
Dave Rubin Endorses Austin Petersen for Senate The Center Dave Rubin endorses Austin Petersen for the Missouri Senate race. Alex Baltzegar 7/21/2017
Keep Money in Politics  The Center Despite its critics, money in politics is a good thing. Campaign ads, especially negative ones, help voters make better-informed decisions. Connor Mighell 7/19/2017
Chicago’s New Education Plan Falls Short The Center Does Chicago’s well-intentioned new graduation rule miss the point? Cassie Kuhn 7/16/2017
India and Pakistan, If Worst Came to Worst The Center A major conflict between Pakistan and India should be avoided at all costs. Parthav Shergill 7/16/2017
Yes, Mr. President, Foreign Intelligence Is Different The Center Former Congressman Bob Barr’s take on our current intelligence climate. Congressman Bob Barr 7/15/2017
North Korea: The Iron Curtain of Our Generation The Center Can we do anything about the horrific human rights violations in North Korea? Alexa Boncimino 7/13/2017
Saving Money By Cutting Police Pensions Doesn’t Add Up The Center Police pensions should not be used as a bargaining chip.  Rohan Batlanki 7/13/2017
In Defense of Two Parties The Center Although it may be a pastime to bash the two-party system, it is probably better than any of the alternatives. Henry Glitz 7/11/2017
Should We Worry About North Korea’s Latest Missile Test? The Center In a time of increased uncertainty in the Korean Peninsula, North Korea’s recent missile tests are unsettling, to say the least. Adarsh Venkataraman 7/7/2017
Being a Pro-Life Atheist The Center Non-religious people have every reason to join the fight to end abortion. Jonathan Reed 7/6/2017
The Law Comes Before Personal Preference The Center However the Justices may feel about an executive order’s morality ought to be ultimately irrelevant in their job. Rohan Batlanki 7/3/2017
A Limited Central Government Is Compatible with Community Living The Center A limited federal government does not preclude active local governments and close-knit communities. Deborah Wiseman 7/1/2017
Here’s What Senate Republicans Want to Do with Healthcare The Center Can Republican leadership get both the Senate’s conservative and moderate wings behind its new healthcare plan? Joel Gillison 6/23/2017
Singapore: A Great Economy But No Free Speech The Center Does Singapore’s lack of civil liberties have a relationship to its economic success? Avneesh Moghe 6/23/2017
Michelle Carter Deserved Her Sentence The Center The only so-called “freedom” an American citizen will lose from this verdict is the previously-unchallenged freedom to try your hardest to make those who love you die. Cassie Kuhn 6/22/2017
South Carolina’s Newcomer to Congress The Center Here’s what you need to know about Ralph Norman, the winner of the June 20th special election in South Carolina. Andrew Paul 6/22/2017
Decorum Is a Thing of the Past, Even in the Senate The Center Nowadays even senators are stooping to freely using profanity. Joel Gillison 6/20/2017
Let’s Return to Split-Ticket Voting and Divided Government The Center Maybe obstructionism and gridlock aren’t as bad as you think. Connor Mighell 6/19/2017
What Do The UK Election Results Mean For Brexit and America? The Center Will the results of the UK’s recent election trigger havoc for the American economy or will it foster more cooperation between two of the largest democracies in the world? Pranav Prakash 6/18/2017
ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Is Reported to Have Been Killed The Center Russia reports that the leader of ISIS has been killed, although there is good reason to be suspicious of this claim. Nikhil Sridhar 6/16/2017
GOP Rep. Steve Scalise Shot at Baseball Game The Center What happened to Steve Scalise, House Majority Whip earlier this week? Sarah Smith 6/14/2017