What Howard Zinn Forgets The Right - “No one people, nation or culture has a monopoly on the shadows of human nature. Historians influenced by Zinn and the story he tells should try to remember this.” Henry George 12/13/2018

 

 

A Reply to Matt McManus: The Last Man The Center - “There appear then to be two kinds of people: those who presume history has ended and those who do not presume history has ended.” Chris Augusta 12/5/2018
The Case for Humanity (Part II) The Left - “And this is the rub of Kant’s political critique of nationalist-type arguments. If the nationalist allows too much deviation from the shared identity of the nation, then his society risks becoming one of liberal individuals.” Matt McManus 12/4/2018
A Response to Matthew Pinna: The Market Is Not Top-Down The Right - “The mere fact that ‘girl’ scooters exist proves that girls tend to have different preferences than boys when making consumer decisions.” Lucas Gigliozzi 12/3/2018
Analysis: Why Is Iowa a Purple State? The Right - What factors make Iowa in play for both Republicans and Democrats? Matthew Pinna 12/1/2018
The Case For Humanity (Part I) The Left - “We needn’t regard internationalism as a failed or misguided project, which the 20th century demonstrated was destined for the ash heap of history. Rather we should regard it as our first, clumsy, and tentative steps towards establishing a more complete global union.” Matt McManus 11/29/2018
Trump’s Real Victory Is Redefining the Republican Party The Center - “Johnson understood that winning an election was much less important than winning a party. Elected offices came and went every couple of years; parties were institutions anchored in place by their coalitions and organizers.” Christopher England 11/27/2018
What Can Machiavelli Teach Us About the Midterms? The Center - “For it is through political conflict that greater representation is born, more interests come to the table, and the expansion and development of liberty and order comes about.” Paul Krause 11/26/2018
From UC Berkeley to Washington, Radicalism Prevails The Right - “In a democracy like ours, perception is reality, and the predictable outcome at Berkeley (and other places) was groupthink and radicalization because a fact-based discourse failed to materialize.” Pieter Sittler 11/25/2018
Interview with Nassir Ghaemi: Can Mental Illness Make More Effective Politicians? The Center - “One of the basic concepts I had was that if there are some benefits to having some depression manic symptoms; the corollary is that there are some limitations to being normal and mentally healthy.” Erich J. Prince 11/17/2018
Is Steven Pinker Wrong About Violence Declining? The Right - “In many parts of the world, the anarchy came, and those like Pinker who insist otherwise should reflect on whether their claims really reflect reality, or whether they are simply bromides used by those thought-leaders who see the horror and turn away, looking to statistics as consolation against the tragedy.“ Henry George 11/15/2018
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