Why We’ve Committed Ourselves to Fighting Online Censorship

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.”

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Is the National Debt Finally Going to Be a Problem?

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“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.”

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Everybody’s Getting the Filibuster—and the Senate—All Wrong

(Anna Moneymaker)

But let us be clear: It is not fair to claim that the filibuster is a ‘relic of Jim Crow,’ either.”

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Knowing Which “Hill to Die On”

(Graeme Jennings)

Idealists, in order to change the systems in which they exist, must usually remain in that system.”

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Age Quod Agis

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“From Saint Ignatius, this short phrase’s message is straightforward yet powerful: Do what you are doing.”

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The Politicization of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

“Fixated and obsessed with Superman’s ‘whiteness,’ Phillips cannot appreciate a movie for what it is, content instead to completely misinterpret it in order to make her misguided social beliefs more palatable.”

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Chile’s Real Battle: Citizens vs. Tainted Bureaucrats

“Instead of protesting to usher in social democracy, citizens on the Left and Right in Chile should come together to protest the abhorrent corruption that has slithered its way into the political parties of the Chilean Right.”

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Is Gen Z Really So Different?

(Drew A. Kelley)

Coming of age in the 1990s, the state of the world seemed every bit as dire to me as it does to many ‘Zoomers.'”

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Local Decision-Makers and Keeping Kids Active During the Pandemic

Yet, paradoxically, it appears as a nation that our collective response to the pandemic has exacerbated the pre-existing epidemic of physical inactivity amid efforts to protect people’s health.”

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Confessions of a High School English Teacher

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“Because of the comments I had heard from people in the department and from our department head, I was scared my contract would be not be renewed if I revealed my political preferences.”

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The Capitol and Democracy Both Qualify as “Sacred”

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“The immediate danger of the Capitol attack has ended. However, the work of repairing the tear in the fabric of our nation has only just begun, a task we neglect at our peril.”

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Taking an Oath upon the Constitution, Rather than the Bible

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While laws do not and absolutely should not regulate a politician’s religious practices, the time and place for these practices is not when taking an oath of office.”

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How to Harness Tribalism to Unify Americans

“To the contrary, we can take advantage of certain aspects of our tribal nature to ease tensions between groups and, critically, to pursue common goals that are important for human flourishing.”

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The Foe We Need Is the Foe We Have

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At a time when we are losing a grip on the fundamentals of the American Experiment, a powerful foe has arisen that stands in direct opposition to those fundamentals.”

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The Term Limit Catastrophe: Ted Cruz’s Massive “Brain Drain”

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“In the nation’s capital, power will always remain; the only question is who has it.”

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