In the early 2000s, conservatism–excuse me, neoconservatism–was mainly focused on implementing austerity and fostering the War on Terror abroad. After the election of Barack Obama, we saw right-wing discourse shift in a libertarian direction.
Here’s a riddle. How many economists does it take to sound the alarm on the need for immediate action to address global climate change?
Something I’m calling “identity journalism” has taken over the Democratic primary debates in 2019. Watching the third in a series of who-knows-how-many “debates” among
What are we living? Drama, comedy, soap opera, reality show, tragedy, nightmare? With hindsight, history will tell us clearly. History will frame this decade
The 2020 Democratic pre-primary debates are about to begin, and I think they are a terrible idea. Democrats have an amazing, deep bench of
What do Jesus, Walt Disney, and Anne Frank have in common? Perhaps this seems like a question that reeks of such absurdity that it’s
The “Better Together” plan for the re-consolidation of St. Louis City and St. Louis County is being released, and the initiative drive is about
Nov. 11, now called Veterans Day, was originally Armistice Day, a commemoration of the end of World War I, in 1918, the cessation of
So, we are largely a nation of test-takers rather than critical thinkers. This can tell you a lot about the obsession so many have
We have done such a poor job of processing Donald Trump’s tweets. Our reaction has always been to immediately parse the literal content. Fact-check