Is Elizabeth Holmes An Outlier: Women in STEM (Part I) The Left - “There are more men named John running large companies than women.” Veronica Lira Ortiz 3/20/2019
Reps. Madeleine Dean and Mike Thompson Comment on Gun Violence The Left - “It’s hard to point to me as an anti-gun person. I’ve got a gun safe full of them! Every year, when we have the competition for skeet, trap, and sporting clays, Democrats vs. Republicans, I always walk away with the trophy.” Erich J. Prince 3/18/2019
McManus: A Preview of My Forthcoming Book The Left - “Neoliberal society and post-modern culture emerged together on the promise that they could provide greater economic prosperity and opportunities for self-development than any other social form.” Matt McManus 3/15/2019
Interview: One-on-One with Congressman Andy Kim The Left - “I am, first and foremost, a public servant to my district—not a Democrat or anything else.“ Connor Mustakas 3/11/2019
Politics and Nihilism The Left - “Because the youth of today are primarily taught that the point of life is simply to achieve satisfaction, they are prone to a kind of easy relativism which seeks to not judge between superior or inferior ways of life.” Matt McManus 3/9/2019
The Splits in Anglo-Saxon Conservatism The Left - Emre Kazim and Matt McManus discuss the differences between the British and American brands of conservatism and how they come to bear on current political debates, including “Brexit.” Emre Kazim and Matt McManus 3/3/2019
A Review of Bash Bash Revolution by Douglas Lain The Left - “Lain’s novel Bash Bash Revolution is not just a very funny work of science fiction (though it is). It is also very much a piece of engaged leftism; its irony and satire are never declaratory or moralistic…” Matt McManus 2/23/2019
Emotion and Conservatism: Edmund Burke vs. Jordan Peterson The Left - “Similar to Peterson’s argument that happiness is not the sole purpose of life, Burke claims that the ‘pain’ the sublime instills in us is extremely helpful.” Matt McManus 2/20/2019
Gender Violence in Mexico: Have Things Really Changed? The Left - “Just being a woman in politics has not necessarily meant supporting policies in favor of other women. For example, a deputy in Veracruz proposed establishing a 10pm curfew for women to avoid more femicides in her state.” Veronica Lira Ortiz 2/20/2019
The Decline and Fall of Neoliberal Hegemony The Left - “Another problem of Friedman’s analysis is the way that he, like many neoliberals, condemns government intervention, yet is nevertheless willing to take credit for all of the positive gains it has accrued.” Conrad Hamilton and Matt McManus 2/17/2019
Douglas Lain Joins Erich Prince: Running a Boutique Publishing Label The Left - “Around that time, there was the 2008 financial crisis. A lot of people in New York publishing were let go, and my contract with Macmillan seemed to be in jeopardy.” Erich J. Prince 2/14/2019
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