A Reply to Henry George: “The Virtue of Nationalism” The Left - “Unless there are certain universal mores, then a preference for the national values of the United Kingdom over those of Iran seem purely aesthetic, not moral.” Matt McManus 10/20/2018
Where the Alt-Right Really Comes From The Right - “As Ross Douthat says, you may have hated the religious Right but wait until you see the post-religious Right.”  Henry George 10/19/2018
Feminists of the West, Women Are Hurting in the Middle East The Center - Instead of worrying about “manspreading” or subtle displays of sexism, feminists in the West need to focus on major problems affecting women in the world, like being shot going to school or female genital mutilation. Yasmine Mohammed 10/16/2018
My Time in the Senate: An Interview with Saxby Chambliss The Right - “Any bill that’s passed by 100% Republicans and no Democrats or 100% Democrats and no Republicans is not the best piece of legislation that could have been forged.” Erich J. Prince 10/15/2018
The Rebirth of History: Part I The Left - “Proponents of identity politics tended to push for these historically marginalized groups, in all their intersectional complexity, to have a greater say in the cultural and political dynamics of the day.” Matt McManus 10/11/2018
Are Hispanics White? The Answer Has Sweeping Political Implications The Right - “For those of us nerdy enough to frequent the annals of the U.S. Census, it was a jarring thing to hear that Puerto Rico is 70 percent white, according to its own inhabitants!” Eddie Ferrara 10/5/2018
What the Left Can Learn From Søren Kierkegaard The Left - “I believe the Left has a great deal that is can learn from these arguments. For too long we have left problems of meaning to the Right, while largely focusing on issues of material equality and political participation.” Matt McManus 10/5/2018
Is Jordan Peterson More Postmodern Than He Thinks? The Left - “Peterson is aligned with the alt-right not because he is a card-carrying member but because both he and the alt-right are nostalgic for previous paradigms. They yearn for the America of yesteryear—the same time period Trump and his supporters envision when they call to ‘Make America Great Again.'” Grafton Tanner 10/3/2018
A Review of Yoram Hazony’s “The Virtue of Nationalism” The Right - “David Ben-Gurion, on the other hand, embodies the opposite view to that of the EU. Auschwitz was possible because there was one nation not in existence: Israel.” Henry George 10/2/2018
On Critical Legal Studies and the Limits of Critique The Left - “While the task of critique is always important, it is not sufficient if the expectation is simply that deconstructing regimes of marginalization will immanently lead to the emergence of some vaguely conceived egalitarian society.” Matt McManus 9/29/2018
Forget “Don’t Worry Be Happy.” Suffering Can Be Good for You The Left - “We are constantly told to free ourselves from our traumas and pain, but what if we just accepted them?” Natalia Lomaia 9/28/2018