“Give Them An Argument: Logic For The Left”—A Review The Center - “Give Them An Argument, at times, reads like an instruction pamphlet on how to use logic to defeat our political opponents, a social democratic version of Sun Tzu’s Art Of War, and, in that sense, Burgis might have more in common with his overzealous conservative opponents that he might realize.” Samuel Kronen 10/7/2019
Writing in the Tradition of Rawls—to Understand Trump The Left - “McManus…is much closer to the analytic tradition represented by authors such as John Rawls and Martha Nussbaum. Yet, his work is much richer thanks to his engagement with Marxist class analysis and post-structuralist philosophy…” Nestor de Buen 10/6/2019
As a Columbia Grad, I Oppose This Latest On-Campus Activism The Right - “It seems, unfortunately, today that there are far too few who are willing to defend Columbia University’s heritage, which so many now take for granted. “ Tony D. Senatore 10/5/2019
How Slavoj Žižek Can Help Us Understand Climate Change The Left - “There have been several assaults on this conceit before in the Western world; the philosopher Slavoj Žižek directs our attention to three in particular.” Matt McManus 10/4/2019
Jordan Peterson, Nietzsche, and Avoiding Living for Happiness Alone The Center - “The resistance displayed towards these important thinkers is most regrettable, and for all the Complacent Men quick to criticize them, doing so makes you no closer to achieving your ever so desired—and elusive—’happiness.'” Alessandro van den Berg 10/3/2019
Rep. Denver Riggleman: Bringing Internet to Rural Areas The Right - “If you have to take your kids and you have to go into a parking lot of a library in order to do homework, that is not something that they want to have to deal with.” Erich J. Prince 10/2/2019
Urging Restraint for the Transgender Community The Center - “It is not overwhelmingly different than when I, as a gay man, criticize the gay community for taking things too far by, for instance, bringing both borderline and actual nudity to public Pride Parades, especially in places where children are often present.” Curtis Powell 10/1/2019
Having Lived in the Marshall Islands, I Understand Greta’s Concerns The Center - “In 2016, fleeing Venezuela’s socialism, I took a teaching job in Majuro, the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.” Gabriel Andrade 9/30/2019
A Brief History of Viktor Orbán The Left - “Lendvai believes that we should never underestimate the role that ‘personalities’ play in politics.” Matt McManus 9/29/2019
Interview: Rep. Adriano Espaillat—On the Issues The Left - “First of all, I think we should make [the census] a fun process, where people, families engage in it [together], particularly in hard to count districts and communities.” John George 9/26/2019
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