What Popular Culture Gets Wrong about “El Chapo” The Center - “Almost one hundred years after his death, Villa’s image enjoys the allure of a romantic Robin Hood in Latin American imagination.” Gabriel Andrade 7/22/2019

 

 

What Happens to Those Who Investigate Government Corruption The Center - “I knew the consequences of looking into public corruption. You’re not going to make many friends, and you’re certainly going to make many enemies.” Erich J. Prince 7/21/2019
On the Issues: Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak The Left - “That’s where I think it’s a real difference, that you actually have somebody running that can actually win a Republican district nearly 2 to 1 without spending a dime on a campaign.” John George 7/20/2019
America Is Too Lenient on Gang Violence The Right - “Much to my dismay, conservative media journalists have conflated political stances against illegal immigration with criminal gang activity.” Bill Black 7/17/2019
Sen. David Perdue: Making Washington More Results-Oriented The Right - “We need to go back to what the Founding Fathers and Mothers had in mind: a citizen-legislator—somebody that comes here, tries to get results, and then goes home and lets the next person try.” Erich J. Prince 7/16/2019
The Downsides of Subsidizing Sports The Center - “If history is any guide, subsidies (not just in sports, but in all spheres of economic life) do not usually work.” Gabriel Andrade 7/15/2019
Dostoevsky’s Extremely Thoughtful Critique of the Left The Left - “People do not truly want an end to suffering in all cases…They need challenges in order to feel the thrill of victory, guilt over their actions to have a chance at redemption, and the possibility of rejection and hatred to feel any deep form of love.” Matt McManus 7/15/2019
On Brexit: In Reply to Clive Pinder The Left - “Given Pinder’s distaste for academia, I don’t imagine he would be fond of this kind of Platonic utopia.” Matt McManus 7/14/2019
Letter: In Reply to McManus—Misunderstanding Brexit The Right - “These are the facts and historical context that any fair-minded and rational critic should consider before lambasting the majority of Brits who chose to forgo membership in the European Union.” Clive Pinder 7/14/2019
Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot and Public Utilities The Left - “Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media platforms are much more like churches or clubs than they are like a public plaza, regardless of their size.” Néstor de Buen 7/13/2019
I Love a Black Ariel, But I Hate Identity Politics The Center - “So, all those people that tweet #notmyariel are probably arguing that if Black Panther necessarily has to be black, Ariel necessarily has to be white.” Gabriel Andrade 7/12/2019
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