Mexico: A “Failed State”? The Left - “And, at the regional level, Mexico should pursue stronger cooperation with the United States regarding control of arm trafficking, such as Operation ‘Frozen,’ which attempts ‘to freeze the illegal movement of guns between the two countries.'” Luz Paola García 11/18/2019
When the Left Doesn’t Like Science Either The Center - “At the time when postcolonialist scholars were saying these silly things (starting in the latter half of the 20th Century), some philosophers of science were also developing some strange ideas.” Gabriel Andrade 11/9/2019
Getting a Tattoo: Often an Unwise Decision The Right - “This past Mother’s Day, in a survey of over 3,000 mothers who had tattoos, 51% of them said if they had to choose between removing a bad tattoo and receiving a new piece of jewelry (of equal value) as a gift, they would choose tattoo removal.” Solomon Green 11/5/2019
The Real Dividing Line in Our Culture Wars The Right - “The dividing line in the culture war is not individualism vs. collectivism but, rather, peace vs. aggression. What are you willing to do to peaceful people, if they group in ways that you dislike?” Logan Chipkin 11/2/2019
The Most Important Thing to Understand about Putin’s Russia The Center - Vladimir Putin may be President of the Russian Federation, but, for all the talk about the various events since he came to power, perhaps the most significant change to have taken place under Putin’s tenure is the elevation in power of the Russian Orthodox Church. Jack Dulgarian 10/14/2019
“Woke Capitalism” Needs to Wake Up to the Truth about China The Right - “As Jim Geraghty writes, rather than importing our values, China is exporting its repression into our societies on the back of mass industrial theft and espionage.” Henry George 10/11/2019
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
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
Conservative Media Falls Short in Covering Gang Crime The Right - “There are white gangs, Asian gangs, black gangs, Hispanic gangs, and gangs of all nationalities. To focus only on illegal immigrant gang members, as many conservatives do, is to take the easy way out.” Bill Black 9/19/2019
Standing Up for Dave Chappelle The Right - “Comedy is one of the world’s oldest arts because it appeals to our common, imperfect humanity: we all have flaws, and the best thing we can do about such a tragedy is to laugh about it.” Matthew Pinna 9/16/2019
The Case Against Reparations The Right - “Our justice system—and accompanying moral philosophies—wouldn’t dream of punishing people for the crimes of others, so why should our public policy?” Solomon Green 9/15/2019
Basic Errors? Winston Churchill Deconstructs Andrew Yang’s UBI The Center - “The outcome of Andrew Yang’s UBI would be higher rents and, most likely, a property bubble.” Darren Iversen 9/14/2019
Being Progressive in the 2019 Canadian Election The Left - “Unfortunately, the Liberal party in power turned out to be as much a political creature as ever.” Matt McManus 9/13/2019
Soccer and Remembering Women in Iran The Center - “Since women are banned from stadiums in Iran, a girl there was arrested for dressing as a boy in order to attend a soccer match. While awaiting trial, she incinerated herself to death.” Gabriel Andrade 9/12/2019
The Amazon Fire and Phony Environmentalism The Center - “As with the opposition to GMOs and nuclear power, Morales’ free pass sadly proves that most environmentalist groups are not really about the environment. They are more about identity politics and, more importantly, about the hipness of being feel-good activists.” Gabriel Andrade 8/29/2019
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