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
Interview: Bitcoin Expert Jeffrey Tucker The Right - “I was multitasking, and as one person came up to ask a question, I almost hit send on a $20,000 transaction. It was a scary moment, because if it happened there is no way to cancel it, and you have to say, ‘Listen, good friend, can you send it back to me?'” Hans Riess 9/26/2018
When Facebook Spills Blood The Center - “There is no debate about whether social media might fuel genocidal violence. It already has. The question is how best to meet our moral responsibility.” Matt Salisbury 9/25/2018
Susan Wild: Why I’m Running for Congress The Left - “I have taken a pledge not to accept any corporate tax money. One of the first and most important reasons I took that pledge is because I think that the influence of ‘Big Pharma’ is far too great in our legislative body in Washington.” Erich J. Prince 9/24/2018
Winning the Sanctuary City Debate Through Passage of a National Gang Prosecution Law The Right - “Most Americans would be astonished to discover that, despite the devastating size, scope, and magnitude of gang crime, no federal statutory framework specifically designed to prosecute gangs exists.” Vic Reynolds and Michael Scott Carlson 9/19/2018
Georgia Attorney General: It’s Time to Stand Up to Gangs The Center - “In America, nearly half of all violent crimes are gang-related.” Chris Carr 9/17/2018
A Year and a Half After Mark Fisher’s Death, His Thinking Rings True The Left - “It is easier to imagine Emperor Palpatine of the Sith falling than to imagine a politician effectively challenging the power of Wall Street.” Matt McManus 9/15/2018
Interview: How Dollars and Cents Propel Sensational Media Coverage The Center - “I suggest that the ebbing of polarization has already been occurring. We’re just not aware of it because of what’s presented to us in the media. If you look at the polling numbers, Democrats and Republicans are minorities; the plurality of Americans identify as independents.” Erich J. Prince 9/10/2018