Paging Mr. Moynihan The Center - “We can only hope that Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s approach to politics will be rediscovered. Books like American Burke should function as essential guides in this most necessary search.” Thomas Koenig 10/21/2020
Boredom: a Double-Edged Sword, for Individuals and Society The Center - “Compared to these other negative emotional states, boredom might seem like a trivial complaint. However, boredom can cause real problems if not directed towards healthy and constructive behaviors.” Clay Routledge 10/14/2020
How to Be a Non-Racist The Center - “Non-racism, thus understood, implies colorblindness, not in the sense of literally not seeing skin color, but in the sense of treating it as insignificant.” Gerfried Ambrosch 10/12/2020
Changing My Mind on Universal Basic Income The Right - “With 14 million Americans suddenly plunged into indefinite unemployment, has UBI become more popular? It seems like the answer is yes and no.” Eddie Ferrara 10/2/2020
Rep. Susan Wild’s Bipartisan Initiative for Pandemic-related Child Care News - “For Rep. Wild, this bill might also provide a foundation for downstream economic normalization; if child care is more accessible, the argument goes, then it becomes less burdensome for parents to return to work, seek out new potential employment, or continue their own education.” Erich J. Prince 9/18/2020
Do Americans Vote Too Much? The Center - The United States does not have low voter turnout; Americans actually are asked to vote too much, and this hurts our democracy. Thomas Brown 9/18/2020
Identity Politics and the Death of Moral Imagination The Right - “The problem—as has been said so many times before—is that identity politics takes a kernel of truth about embodied human experience and pushes it to its destructive conclusion.” Henry George 9/17/2020
Searching for Common Meaning in the Age of Polarization  The Center - “It is not between Red and Blue states; it is a battle about whether there is meaning outside of politics.” Gonzalo Schwarz and Clay Routledge 9/16/2020
Partisan Identity and the Death of Representative Governance The Center - “Importing these ideas into your sense of self—to think of yourself as a liberal or a conservative—is irrational and corrosive. It is a recipe for error.” Zane Beal 8/8/2020
White Jesus and the “Other” Jesus: When Activists Come for Gods The Center - “A civilization that worships at such altars is one that no longer believes in itself, that considers itself irredeemably guilty, sinful or evil…” Alexander Zubatov 8/7/2020
Why Cancel Culture Won’t Last The Center - “This is the thing about moral panics—while threatening, they can be illuminating.” Matt Johnson 8/3/2020
How Close We Are to Unravelling The Right - “The religion of Social Justice is redolent of the old paganism but without even the mortal transcendence of its pantheons.” Henry George 6/11/2020
Lessons from Antiquity for Our Current Pandemic The Center - “Thucydides subsequently goes on to say, ‘In other respects also Athens owed to the plague the beginnings of a state of unprecedented lawlessness.’” Paul Krause 5/18/2020
If There Were Ever a Time for Bipartisanship, It Is Now The Center - “COVID-19 presents a unique opportunity for governments to build trust. According to a recent update of the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, trust in government around the world spiked by 11 points between January and May 2020.” Matt Johnson 5/13/2020
Jordan Peterson and Carl Jung’s Worldviews Have Been Greatly Oversimplified The Center - “With respect to McManus and Hamilton, who have admittedly produced a very interesting article, there are characterizations and theoretical points within their article that I feel need to be addressed.” Nick Opyrchal 4/28/2020
To Stand up to China, the West Must First Re-Discover Itself The Right - “The lack of backbone displayed by Western leaders when dealing with China is symbolic of the malaise that has been gripping Western culture for decades.” Henry George 4/21/2020
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