In the wake of a tragedy, there is almost always an onslaught of public opinion articles, media coverage, and public commentary. In many cases, the media and the public respond to tragedy in a way that either supports state institutions or minimizes their negative functions and actions. This support for the state, its projects, and…
In my summary of the C4SS vs IP episode, I made it clear that, We would even be happy to encourage and facilitate a conversation with members of the Muslim community for him, if he so desires. It would be a good learning experience for all of us. To take steps toward honoring this declaration…
It’s a textbook case of blowback.
Carson: The US government arguably has a conscious interest in promoting authoritarianism abroad.
Darian Worden on Peter King’s congressional witch-hunt.
Ross Kenyon explains that politicians like Newt Gingrich are ironically driving simultaneously boring and distracting issues into public discourse to get us to think of each other as members of groups and not as individuals.