It’s Time to Move Away from Outward Markers of Jewish Belonging  The Center - “One thing I chose not to do was circumcise my child. While many of my secular compatriots still feel an affinity for this practice as a ‘tribal marking,’ I find it intellectually and ethically difficult to defend.” Rebecca Wald 10/8/2021
What Motivates Retail Cryptocurrency Investors? The Right - “Contrary to the Bitcoin apostles I met at the conference all those years ago, contemporary owners of cryptocurrency seem to be more interested in its speculative properties than its potential as an alternate currency or stable store of value.” Eddie Ferrara 9/3/2021
Can Australians Trust the Americans after Kabul? The Center - “As a result of this debacle, it now seems reasonable to question whether Washington is competent enough to assure Australia’s security.” Tom Grein 8/31/2021
Letter to the Editor: In Reply to “Buy Out the Settlers” The Center - “Therefore, what possible reason is there to believe that simply bribing a few Jews out of a few homes in the West Bank will result in Hamas and Fatah making peace with Israel?” Nicholas Avery 8/4/2021
Liberal Democracy Lives on the Page, Not the Screen The Center - “Here, I would like to reflect on the optimal mechanisms for sustaining the rational mindset that undergirds liberal democracy.” Thomas Koenig 7/8/2021
Are Cities Heading for a Fiscal Crunch? The Right - “Although they are run down, many still boast high local taxes. Sadly, this forms a vicious cycle of adverse selection, spiraling tax rates, and underfunding. “ Eddie Ferrara 7/1/2021
Biden’s Tax Policies Would Hamstring Economic Recovery and Social Mobility The Right - “The recovery itself is likely to be the largest job creator this decade.” Gonzalo Schwarz and Daniel Bunn 5/25/2021
In a Future Driven by Artificial Intelligence, “Career Adjacency” Offers Humans Agency   The Center - “However trendy this new semantic shift, the word is more relevant than ever: “Career adjacency” is now the future of human work.” Jamie Merisotis 5/24/2021
How the “New Atheists” Deradicalized Me The Center - “New Atheism had taught me always to demand evidence; and the evidence revealed that, historically, political radicalism had been a major source of violence and inhumanity…” Gerfried Ambrosch 5/15/2021
To Prevent Politics and Reality from Breaking Up, Keep It Local The Center - “Therefore, if we want to ward off a divorce between our political narratives and reality, perhaps the best thing we can do is bring political affairs as close as possible to our lived, everyday realities.” Thomas Koenig 5/13/2021
Is Inflation Finally Going to Be a Problem? The Right - “Finally, the mere expectation of inflation can actually bring it to pass.” Eddie Ferrara 5/2/2021
The Facebook Oversight Board: How to Make It Actually Work The Center - “Accordingly, we believe that Facebook could streamline its appeals process by following the guidelines suggested above.” Mike Matthys 4/23/2021
Why We’ve Committed Ourselves to Fighting Online Censorship The Center - “We believe this question of censorship is a non-partisan concern that will deeply affect the ability of our country to achieve fairness and progress going forward.” Mike Matthys 4/9/2021
Is the National Debt Finally Going to Be a Problem? The Right - “As President Joe Biden unveils his own ambitious spending plans, it is worth asking if the national debt is finally going to have its moment.” Eddie Ferrara 4/5/2021
Everybody’s Getting the Filibuster—and the Senate—All Wrong The Center - “But let us be clear: It is not fair to claim that the filibuster is a ‘relic of Jim Crow,’ either.” Thomas Koenig 3/31/2021
Knowing Which “Hill to Die On” The Left - “Idealists, in order to change the systems in which they exist, must usually remain in that system.” Jordan Lawrence 3/29/2021