I Didn’t Vote for Trump But Strongly Oppose His Impeachment The Center - “However, now—after seeing how he has been treated by Democrats since he was elected—he will have my vote in 2020.” Kambiz Tavana 1/25/2020
Why Progressives Should Not Pin Their Hopes on Impeachment The Left - “So while I think it is important that the impeachment trial proceed, it is far more key for progressives to vest in political and social movements that target the underlying problems.” Matt McManus 1/23/2020
Before the March for Life, a Word to the Wise The Right - “If the legal pro-lifer really wants to reduce the number of abortions, he or she has no choice but to argue for why abortion is wrong, why a culture in which abortion is frowned upon is superior…” Logan Chipkin 1/22/2020
For Trump 2020, There’s More to the Story than Just the Stock Market The Center - “But basing a campaign strategy on acceptable headline economic numbers while some parts of the nation are already in a recession is nothing short of tone deaf.” Pieter Sittler 1/21/2020
“Megxit” and America’s Exportation of Identity Politics The Center - “American cultural imperialism is not just about McDonald’s or Disney; America also exports identity politics.” Gabriel Andrade 1/14/2020
Writing about Jordan Peterson for the First Time The Center - “Nevertheless, The Rise of Jordan Peterson comes to me as a relief. Prior to Peterson, the position of the hip professor loved by college students (with all sorts of memes and merchandises using his image), was occupied by Slavoj Žižek.” Gabriel Andrade 1/9/2020
Why the World Should Thank Trump for Killing Soleimani The Right - “In the event that one is not overly familiar with the past forty years of Iranian history, I will explain what I mean; Iran—over the past four decades—has perfected a playbook of deceit that is so effective that nearly anyone has the potential of falling for it.” Kambiz Tavana 1/8/2020
The Killing of Qasem Soleimani, as Seen from Latin America The Center - “One may criticize U.S. imperialism, yet, at the same time, it must be acknowledged that Iran is becoming an increasingly toxic influence in Latin America.” Gabriel Andrade 1/6/2020
As a Father to Two Special Needs Children—Weighing-in on Greta The Right - “What is particularly insidious here is that not only is the victim a child, but, on top of that, it is a special needs child.” Kambiz Tavana 1/3/2020
Greta Thunberg and Misunderstanding Childhood The Center - “The ‘Greta phenomenon’ tells us far more about our cultural approach to childhood than about global warming.” Gabriel Andrade 1/2/2020
The Best Kept Secret of Our Political Divide The Center - “At present, each identity sees the other as its enemy and justifies its own excesses with the excesses of the other, but living in a diverse multi-ethnic democracy means tolerating a certain degree of difference.” Samuel Kronen 12/17/2019
On the Distributions of Education Scores around the World The Center - “In that manner, intelligence may have a genetic base, but, still, differences in intelligence observed among different groups may be environmental in origin.” Gabriel Andrade 12/15/2019
Standing By Our Criticisms of Jordan Peterson The Left - “If Peterson manages to dispense good advice in spite of muddled philosophical and political reasoning, this attests to his psychological acuity. But it is does not magically redeem his intellectual output.” Conrad Hamilton and Matt McManus 12/10/2019
University Professor: the Reason Academia Is Useless The Center - “Socrates and all the other great Greek masters emphasized the importance of leisure as part of education. In our Calvinist world, this has become a major sin.” Junior Torrent 12/7/2019
The Best Argument For Jordan Peterson: My Friend, Fred The Right - “But again, this aside, Jordan Peterson’s lessons of personal responsibility and taking charge of one’s life are actually helping people, which brings me to my friend, Fred.” Tony D. Senatore 12/4/2019
Mon Laferte and the Power of Toplessness The Left - “Apparently, there is a significant difference between a woman who decides to show her breasts in a glittery outfit or a see-through dress—and someone who does it in the name of a social cause.” Veronica Lira Ortiz 11/30/2019
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