Does Jordan Peterson Misconstrue “Myth”? The Left - “This, however, poses another problem because it presumes that mythical truth is somehow free from ideology.” Abhishek Solomon 6/20/2020
How Mexico’s Drug Cartels Have Exploited the Pandemic The Left - “In Mexico, the most effective influencers are either politicians or drug lords.” Verónica Lira Ortiz and Guillermo Tamayo 6/19/2020
Understanding the Reactionary Outlook The Left - “One of the defining features of the reactionary outlook is how thin its conception of life’s meaning is, and this, in turn, explains why reactionaries tend to be so anxious about it all falling apart…” Matt McManus 6/19/2020
Interview: Johann Hari on Mental Health During a Pandemic The Left - “There has been a huge transfer of wealth to the rich and gradual collapse of the middle class. That’s made a lot of people anxious.“ Kevin Turner 6/11/2020
Liberty and the Left The Left - “Prominent proposals by left-wing parties such as democratizing the workplace or introducing universal public healthcare (in the United States), they argue, are best framed as positions that further the cause of freedom.” Néstor de Buen 6/8/2020
What Cormac McCarthy Saw When He Saw Evil The Left - “When asked to describe Chigurh, the few people lucky enough to have encountered him and survived claimed he that ‘looked like anybody.'” Matt McManus 6/5/2020
Joe Biden Only Ostensibly “Has a Plan” for Everything The Left - “The Left needs a candidate who really believes in its preferred policies and is not just giving lip service in an attempt to gain its votes.” Teddy Duncan Jr. 6/4/2020
Republicans Do Still Buy Sneakers The Left - “And so, in an age of divisive politics, Nike had suddenly found a way to embrace and commodify protest; they would have a free marketing base like no other…” Al Binns and Chris Cawkwell 6/3/2020
Why Wendy Brown Remains as Relevant as Ever The Left - “Brown makes the bold choice of echoing conservative critics in scrutinizing left-wing variants of identity politics from a Nietzschean perspective; however, she takes a far more nuanced and less polemical approach.” Matt McManus 5/29/2020
How Feasible Is Mexico’s Re-Opening Plan? The Left - “According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCDE), Mexico is the country within the organization that has the lowest levels of testing: at 0.4 tests per thousand inhabitants.” María José Vallejo 5/21/2020