The Impeachment Fantasy

Let alone a second Trump term, people are not worried enough about whether the country can handle a second Trump campaign.

Should You Be a Person of Principle?

An investigation of what it is to be a “person of principle,” including a critique of some recent episodes of Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast.

The Ideology of Political Pragmatism

How to navigate debates within the Democratic party, and the left more broadly.

Sadly, there can be no right to be heard

Non-interference from the government isn’t enough to guarantee free speech, but it’s still the best we can do.

Discipline and Educate

The problem with higher education is deeper than the withdrawal of support under neoliberal regimes, it is the role education plays in maintaining the ideology of meritocracy.

The 4 Possible Futures of Automation

Can all jobs be automated? When we think about the question in its most abstract form, we are forced to question assumptions about labor and ourselves.

How a Minority Rules

Republican advantage over Democrats is deeper than gerrymandering. There are three that combine show the true depth of GOP power.

Is Veganism Racist?

A powerful and prevalent critique of veganism is the idea that it, its methods, or its impact are racist. But does the critique work?

Facebook’s Good Intentions

A review of S. Matthew Liao's NY Times piece, "Do You Have a Moral Duty to Leave Facebook?"