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Twenty-first-century populations have a lot more to worry about than previous generations. Big tech companies are exploiting our data. The Vu Quang bovid (alias Asian Bicorn) is going extinct. Justin Timberlake’s most recent album was a mess. Vine ...

Breaking the Mold

Twenty-first-century populations have a lot more to worry about than previous generations. Big tech companies are exploiting our data. The Vu Quang bovid (alias Asian Bicorn) is going extinct. Justin Timberlake’s most recent album was a mess. Vine ...

In his farewell address after serving as the first president of the United States, George Washington famously warned the American people of the detrimental effect of political partisanship on the American experiment. He feared that a partisan politic...

Pushing the Political Friend Zone

In his farewell address after serving as the first president of the United States, George Washington famously warned the American people of the detrimental effect of political partisanship on the American experiment. He feared that a partisan politic...

A group of Providence students and parents just made national news by suing Rhode Island. They allege that the state’s failure to provide civic education in public schools violates students’ constitutional rights—by failing to educate students ...

Taking The Lead

A group of Providence students and parents just made national news by suing Rhode Island. They allege that the state’s failure to provide civic education in public schools violates students’ constitutional rights—by failing to educate students ...

As a Chilean citizen, Jonathan Franklin has used Chile’s education vouchers to send his seven children to public and private schools of his choosing. His assessment? The voucher approach to schooling in Chile bears haunting resemblance to private p...

Be Careful What You Vouch For

As a Chilean citizen, Jonathan Franklin has used Chile’s education vouchers to send his seven children to public and private schools of his choosing. His assessment? The voucher approach to schooling in Chile bears haunting resemblance to private p...

For many, the winter months mean more than holidays and spending time with family; breaks from work or school are often associated with a long awaited trip to the slopes. Skiing has become an important tradition for people looking to escape the bustl...

Racing Against Time

For many, the winter months mean more than holidays and spending time with family; breaks from work or school are often associated with a long awaited trip to the slopes. Skiing has become an important tradition for people looking to escape the bustl...

There’s no denying that we currently live in an age of social media, where Twitter serves as the main method of communication between the leader of the free world and his electorate; yet the White House press briefing remains the traditional channe...

Keepin’ It Brief

There’s no denying that we currently live in an age of social media, where Twitter serves as the main method of communication between the leader of the free world and his electorate; yet the White House press briefing remains the traditional channe...

Meet Fabien Lehagre. He moved from California to France at the age of two when his French father and American mother divorced. Now, in his thirties, Lehagre works as a salesman for an oil company in Littany, France. Recently, his bank requested his s...

No Taxation Without Expatriation

Meet Fabien Lehagre. He moved from California to France at the age of two when his French father and American mother divorced. Now, in his thirties, Lehagre works as a salesman for an oil company in Littany, France. Recently, his bank requested his s...

Vampire Weekend is back. And for every pretentious twenty-something who likes alluding to Brideshead Revisited and sleeping with a copy of In Search of Lost Time, that sonorous blessing carries all the weight and memory of Proust’s madeleine. But t...

Revamping Consent Decrees

Vampire Weekend is back. And for every pretentious twenty-something who likes alluding to Brideshead Revisited and sleeping with a copy of In Search of Lost Time, that sonorous blessing carries all the weight and memory of Proust’s madeleine. But t...

In 1955, Jonas Salk announced that his polio vaccine was 90 percent effective and safe to distribute to children and adults. After deciding not to patent the vaccine, Salk forfeited an estimated $2 billion in profit in order to provide low-cost acces...

The Price of Reform

In 1955, Jonas Salk announced that his polio vaccine was 90 percent effective and safe to distribute to children and adults. After deciding not to patent the vaccine, Salk forfeited an estimated $2 billion in profit in order to provide low-cost acces...

Although America’s opioid epidemic is already killing formerly incarcerated individuals at staggering rates, prison and jails across the nation continue to fuel the crisis. For decades, we have been told by medical professionals that addiction is a...

The Rhode to Recovery

Although America’s opioid epidemic is already killing formerly incarcerated individuals at staggering rates, prison and jails across the nation continue to fuel the crisis. For decades, we have been told by medical professionals that addiction is a...

After taking control of the House in November, Democrats prioritized voting reform with the introduction of H.R. 1. The bill represents Democrats’ attempt to follow through on their espoused commitment to fixing American democracy by seeking to mak...

Stepping Up

After taking control of the House in November, Democrats prioritized voting reform with the introduction of H.R. 1. The bill represents Democrats’ attempt to follow through on their espoused commitment to fixing American democracy by seeking to mak...

Back in December, The Atlantic broke the story that the Trump administration was in talks with their Vietnamese counterparts to renegotiate a 2008 agreement to expand the number of Vietnamese American lawful permanent residents eligible for deportati...

Bad Refugees and Recalcitrant Countries

Back in December, The Atlantic broke the story that the Trump administration was in talks with their Vietnamese counterparts to renegotiate a 2008 agreement to expand the number of Vietnamese American lawful permanent residents eligible for deportati...