Political polarization and the hollowing out of the political center is a noticeable trend in the United States and the world over the past few years. What are the sources of the discontent towards centrism?
Despite the overwhelming evidence showing that climate change is real and caused by human activity, millions of Americans still reject this scientific consensus. Why?
States across America are decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana – both medical and recreational – at a rapidly increasing rate. But powerful interest groups are lobbying against these efforts.
Becoming a Marine is a three month process to train young men and women to become part of the world’s most fearsome fighting force. There is no process to teach Marines how to become civilians again.
Are three contradictions at the heart of capitalism – exponential growth, environmental devastation, and consumerism – potentially fatal to our economic system?
Universities, professors, and college students are frequently the target of conservative animus. It has earned that resentment because education tends to have a liberalizing effect… or at least it did before libertarian industrialists found a way to discretely pump millions of dollars into prestigious universities to counter that.