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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Expect, accept discomfort in a society of differing perspectives

This summer, I spent a month working as the office coordinator at a music camp I attended as a child. I was excited to...

Twenty years of wisdom on the small things, the big ideas...

Last weekend was my 20th birthday. It also happened to be my deadline for this article. So while crouching over my laptop and getting...

The rise of modern sophism in the Trump era

Update, March 6, 2017: The conclusion of this column has been updated to reflect a more recent draft of the version published in the March...

Sí se Puede? Where the Women’s March movement falls short

When I returned home from the Women’s March in Miami I felt invincible. I carried my optimism in feet aching from hours of marching...

Left employs identity politics in same divisive way as the right

The result of the 2016 presidential election has, among many things, underscored the necessity of self-reflection among Americans, especially liberals. Perhaps President-elect Trump’s boisterous...

Retain empathy after divisive year

The rhetoric that has surfaced over the course of the 2016 presidential race, primarily due to the vile, widely incoherent assertions made by Republican...

Decisive win for Hillary, but continued uphill battle for women

Sept. 26 was a critical evening for the seemingly interminable 2016 presidential race, which, to the delight of world leaders and the American public...

The Supreme Court, Roger Ailes and the decline of bipartisanship in...

Involving young people in politics has been a major theme in the 2016 presidential race, likely due to the fact that so many young...

War on Drugs exploits fear instead of truth

America has undergone a great deal of change since the 1970s, but one thing that has been slow to evolve is our perception of...

Blind party politics will run country into ground

We live in a strange era of American politics when one’s ideological leanings are thought to reveal more about that person than any other...

Meaningful change dependent upon our votes

The day is April 18, 1775. Dawn breaks over Lexington – and the American Revolution. Seven hundred British soldiers tramp through a township on...