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.

Hannah Arendt on Evil

Does Arendt's concept of the banality of evil apply to American politics now? Listen to the conversation!

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.

Philosophy and the Mueller Report

Listen to the 3-part conversation

Why Isn’t the Online World the “Real” World?

Listen to the 2-part conversation!

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.