Steven Strogatz’s “Infinite Powers”: Science Is a Story of People The Right - “Because we tend only to see the final product of an intellectual endeavor, it is easy to forget that even titans such as Archimedes cannot know the final answer before they get their hands dirty with the problem at hand.” Logan Chipkin 5/14/2019
Op-ed: Ronald Sullivan and the Case for Due Process of Law The Right - “This is not about defending Ronald Sullivan or any one individual; it is about affirming the right for lawyers to defend their clients without facing condemnation in their personal and professional lives.” Julio Araujo 5/14/2019
Stop Crying “Imperialism”; a Solution Is Needed in Venezuela The Right - “To blame American imperialism, as some do, is to dismiss Maduro’s responsibility and to close our eyes to another socialist catastrophe.” Julio Araujo 5/6/2019
Is Trump Right on China? The Right - “It’s time to rethink our trade relationship with China, and so far, President Trump has taken the appropriate measures to set it right.” Matthew Mai 5/2/2019
Camille Paglia and How We Debate Social Issues The Right - “To dismiss topics that are being discussed by college students is a terrible political strategy. The left has professionalized gathering new supporters with questionable narratives—and classical liberals remain inert. We need to change that.” Julio Araujo 5/1/2019
Understanding Hitler’s Worldview (Part II) The Right - “The risk in our increasingly polarized and tribally divided times is that these societies —ours among them—are thrashing around in a sea of hopeless liquid modernity and risk coming apart in a storm of violence.” Henry George 4/28/2019
Interview with Former Rep. Tom Davis: Can Earmarks Fix Congress? The Right - “In my district, I wasn’t just Tom Davis—I was ‘Mr. Woodrow Wilson Bridge.’ I was the guy who closed Morton and got 3,000 acres donated to the county. Those were the kinds of tangible efforts where people may not like my party, but they saw some redeeming qualities in me to keep me around.” Erich J. Prince 4/26/2019
What Notre Dame Says about Civilization The Right - “The destruction of Notre Dame has shaken our complacent belief in the permanence of things and the ability for our culture to last without care and cultivation. It reveals and reminds us that life is a fragile thing, and even the strongest bastions dedicated to the eternal can still be brought down.” Henry George 4/17/2019
Understanding Hitler’s Worldview (Part I) The Right - “[Werner Catel] called for the continuation of the Nazi program of involuntary euthanasia, saying, “…We are not talking about humans here, but rather beings that were merely procreated by humans and that will never themselves become humans endowed with reason or a soul.” Henry George 4/15/2019
While the Media Talks “Varsity Blues,” Eerily Quiet on Gangs The Right - “It is high time for media sources and critics to alike engage in serious introspection on their seemingly universal reticence—some might say outright resistance—to responsibly report and comment on gangs.” John Melvin and Michael Carlson 4/12/2019
Interview: One-on-One with Congressman Jody Hice The Right - “There’s not a single one of us who has not made mistakes in our lives, and we have a number of people who were in jails and prisons that made mistakes that they regret.” Erich J. Prince 4/2/2019
Pinna: Ocasio-Cortez on the Road The Right - “In the face of all of this evidence, let’s give Cortez another shot and ask one more question: why does it even matter if she was hypocritical? Aside from her being an elected official that people are supposed to trust, it’s because she made it matter.” Matthew Pinna 3/8/2019
Jordan Peterson and Christianity (Part II): Culture and Immortality The Right - “In our lifetimes, many populations in Europe will age and shrink drastically due to their lack of belief in the possibility of transcending death, a belief that undergirds culture.” Henry George 3/2/2019
The Future of Political “Gotcha” Moments The Right - “The nail in a candidate’s political coffin, if not hammered in during their impromptu improv session, can also be found after the fact in what generally ends up being the ‘meatier’ section: the Q&A.” Matthew Pinna 2/22/2019
In Further Defense of Nations: A Response to McManus The Right - “As such, quiet gratitude rather than arrogant pride is, I believe, the right attitude to take towards the idea of the nation.” Henry George 2/13/2019
Jordan Peterson and Christianity: Doctrine and Truth (Part I) The Right - “Like Pelagius, Peterson thinks we can achieve salvation through our own efforts of will, without the grace of God. Like the aforementioned Gnostics, Peterson repeatedly argues that we each have a spark of the divine in us, so can manifest the divine here and now in our damned world of suffering.” Henry George 2/10/2019
Nemeth: If “Fascism” Comes, Will It Come from the Left? The Right - “While perhaps progressive values are well-intentioned, their tactics have been disastrous and have threatened all of our freedoms, not to mention undermining core American ideas like due process.” Mitchell Nemeth 2/9/2019
The Need for Nations The Right - “It may sound trite to say so, but the national state is the worst way of arranging and governing human societies, apart from all the others.” Henry George 2/4/2019
Pinna: A Partial Defense of Standardized Testing The Right - “Real change has to be made with how standardized testing companies operate, but at its core, the standardized test is an excellent resource for universities and shouldn’t be removed.” Matthew Pinna 1/23/2019
Prof. Randy Barnett Joins Erich Prince to Discuss “Con Law” The Right - “You can’t take politics out of the judicial process because judges are human.” Erich J. Prince 1/19/2019
Edward Said: Bad Scholar and Bad Character The Right - “Changing the meanings of previously understood words is what ideologues do.” Henry George 1/15/2019
First Days in Congress: Speaking with Rep. Denver Riggleman The Right - “I had an old chief master sergeant tell me that when you first enter a job, you should keep your mouth shut for three months…So I have a lot to learn.” Connor Mustakas 1/8/2019
What Howard Zinn Forgets The Right - “No one people, nation or culture has a monopoly on the shadows of human nature. Historians influenced by Zinn and the story he tells should try to remember this.” Henry George 12/13/2018
A Response to Matthew Pinna: The Market Is Not Top-Down The Right - “The mere fact that ‘girl’ scooters exist proves that girls tend to have different preferences than boys when making consumer decisions.” Lucas Gigliozzi 12/3/2018
Analysis: Why Is Iowa a Purple State? The Right - What factors make Iowa in play for both Republicans and Democrats? Matthew Pinna 12/1/2018
From UC Berkeley to Washington, Radicalism Prevails The Right - “In a democracy like ours, perception is reality, and the predictable outcome at Berkeley (and other places) was groupthink and radicalization because a fact-based discourse failed to materialize.” Pieter Sittler 11/25/2018
Is Steven Pinker Wrong About Violence Declining? The Right - “In many parts of the world, the anarchy came, and those like Pinker who insist otherwise should reflect on whether their claims really reflect reality, or whether they are simply bromides used by those thought-leaders who see the horror and turn away, looking to statistics as consolation against the tragedy.“ Henry George 11/15/2018
New Jersey Should Not Be Funding Local Journalism The Right - “I agree that without local news, communities suffer from a dearth of necessary information, but this bill opens up way more problems than it fixes.” Matthew Pinna 11/14/2018
Let Them Speak: Censoring Controversial Speakers Gets Us Nowhere The Right - “If a speaker from the alt-right attracts listeners, it is useless to rush to block him. The better approach is to engage in deep thinking to determine why so many people are willing to follow these messages.” Kambiz Tavana 11/8/2018
Mobs, Jobs, and the Need for a National Gang Prosecution Law The Right - “Putting Georgia gang membership calculations into chilling context, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia Bobby Christine imparted, ‘Think about that. At its height, ISIS probably didn’t have 35,000 members.'” Vic Reynolds and Michael Scott Carlson 11/1/2018
Jordan Peterson, Women, and Who Really Makes 80% of Consumer Decisions The Right - “The debate about gender and the market can’t be won with a single sentence—or with a single disputed statistic like the 80% figure. It is a nuanced discussion.” Matthew Pinna 10/22/2018
Where the Alt-Right Really Comes From The Right - “As Ross Douthat says, you may have hated the religious Right but wait until you see the post-religious Right.”  Henry George 10/19/2018
My Time in the Senate: An Interview with Saxby Chambliss The Right - “Any bill that’s passed by 100% Republicans and no Democrats or 100% Democrats and no Republicans is not the best piece of legislation that could have been forged.” Erich J. Prince 10/15/2018
Are Hispanics White? The Answer Has Sweeping Political Implications The Right - “For those of us nerdy enough to frequent the annals of the U.S. Census, it was a jarring thing to hear that Puerto Rico is 70 percent white, according to its own inhabitants!” Eddie Ferrara 10/5/2018
A Review of Yoram Hazony’s “The Virtue of Nationalism” The Right - “David Ben-Gurion, on the other hand, embodies the opposite view to that of the EU. Auschwitz was possible because there was one nation not in existence: Israel.” Henry George 10/2/2018
Interview: Bitcoin Expert Jeffrey Tucker The Right - “I was multitasking, and as one person came up to ask a question, I almost hit send on a $20,000 transaction. It was a scary moment, because if it happened there is no way to cancel it, and you have to say, ‘Listen, good friend, can you send it back to me?'” Hans Riess 9/26/2018
Winning the Sanctuary City Debate Through Passage of a National Gang Prosecution Law The Right - “Most Americans would be astonished to discover that, despite the devastating size, scope, and magnitude of gang crime, no federal statutory framework specifically designed to prosecute gangs exists.” Vic Reynolds and Michael Scott Carlson 9/19/2018
“Canada in Decay” is True to Western Liberal Values: A Rejoinder The Right - The final exchange in the debate between Professor Ricardo Duchesne and Professor Matt McManus over the book Canada in Decay and Canadian immigration policies. Ricardo Duchesne 9/7/2018
Jordan Peterson and Living with My Disability The Right - This article is more personal. I have some experience with Peterson’s description of suffering, and I believe that what he says is right. Henry George 9/2/2018
A Reply to Matt McManus’s Review of “Canada In Decay” The Right - “How do we explain, then, the fact that the liberal nations that fought Nazism, Australia, Canada, and the United States, had immigration policies aimed at preserving their ethnic heritage? Should we call European nations with liberal constitutions racist if their populations vote for immigration restriction…” Ricardo Duchesne 8/28/2018
Why I Object to a “Left vs. Right” Political Spectrum The Right - “The left, in all its myriad forms, is unified by a utopian vision and end goal. Meanwhile, ‘the right’ has no such vision and is made of many disparate groups who do not share end goals beyond a general opposition to the left.” Neema Parvini 8/27/2018
What They Don’t Tell You about Jeremy Corbyn The Right - “Since the days of his childhood, Corbyn has been able to engage in his socialist and New Left fantasies, insulated from the catastrophic consequences when they are put into practice.” Henry George 8/23/2018
Jordan Peterson Deserves a Closer Reading Than the Media Gives Him The Right - “With that mindset, no wonder we feel bitter, absurd, and helpless. Even though we are living in great times, it is hard to see it.” Kambiz Tavana 8/20/2018
Lessons for 2018: An Interview with Gov. Pat McCrory The Right - “In fact, one of my best training grounds was being a basketball referee. That taught me how to make tough decisions under tough circumstances where you already knew you were going to make half the people mad most of the time.” Erich J. Prince 8/16/2018
Everyday Economics: A Discussion with Professor Charity-Joy Acchiardo The Right - “We try to take away the value judgments because economics is not designed to make a value judgment—that’s not the tools that we have in this discipline.” Nigel Thompson 8/10/2018
Turning the Page in Brazil: An Interview with Priscila Chammas The Right - “The vast majority of  political parties in Brazil have no ideology whatsoever. They are crony parties who trade political and economic favors, and they do so with those who offer more, regardless of principles or values.” Erich J. Prince 8/9/2018
Why I Am No Longer a Brexit “Remainer” The Right - “Those who proclaim their concern for the poor in the abstract nearly always find that they hate what the poor believe in when confronted with it.” Henry George 8/6/2018
When It Comes to the Environment, Don’t Let the “Perfect Become the Enemy of the Good” The Right - “There won’t always be a happy marriage between impactful environmentalism and progressive values. For environmental groups to weather the political storm, they’ll have to be able to tap sources of support from outside the left.” Eddie Ferrara 8/4/2018
What Dave Rubin Gets Wrong The Right - Henry George takes aim at today’s popularization of so-called “Classical Liberalism,” a movement that fails to appreciate that, for true conservatives, economic priorities are always subservient to ensuring social order. Henry George 8/2/2018
British Politics is Degraded and Divisive The Right - “Trump’s visit saw him declare Britain to be in chaos (it is), that the current Brexit wasn’t what people voted for (it isn’t, and never would be), and that Boris Johnson would make a great prime minister.” Henry George 7/20/2018