How Inequality Statistics Can Mislead You

It doesn’t matter if my income grows 500% if it started out at four cents…


Live Commentary on the Žižek-Peterson Debate

Our editor willingly exposes himself to several hours of gruesome torture…


Neoliberalism and Notre-Dame

When the logic of austerity makes preservation look like a luxury, cultural objects go up in flames…



The Radical Egalitarian Politics Of Weird Al’s “UHF”

The 1989 cult classic shows how collective enterprises succeed and why socialism produces superior culture…


Elizabeth Warren’s Excellent Ideas

Warren is getting more specific than any other candidate, proposing some real solutions instead of empty rhetoric…


Why Bernie Sanders Should Give His Millions Away

It might not be “hypocrisy,” but a socialist candidate keeping millions of dollars is both wrong and unwise…


What Is Freedom?

A definitive answer to an age-old question…


How To Create A Crisis

The New York Times repeats Trump’s narrative of an urgent border crisis that requires drastic measures…


Animals and 2020

Animal rights are important and should not be a secondary political issue…


Cars Are Weird

Are these really the best type of thing for this task?


Why I Gave A Buck To Mike Gravel

The “joke” campaign that’s deadly serious…


Why Bother Trying To Persuade Anyone?

Why we present arguments rather than just asserting our superiority…


All About Pete

Only accept politicians who have proved they actually care about people other than themselves…


The Southern Poverty Law Center Is Everything That’s Wrong With Liberalism

The SPLC’s deceptive and hypocritical approach to anti-racism…


Why Won’t The Right Debate Us?

To see how committed to “free speech and open dialogue” conservatives are, see what happens when you ask them to defend their arguments…


Everybody’s Chum

Joe Biden’s career shows why being a Washington “boys’ club” insider is indefensible…


How To Write A Political Puff Piece

Vanity Fair teaches you how to make politics about personality rather than policy…


The Persistence of Anti-Immigrant Nonsense

David Frum’s article about the immigration “crisis” inadvertently proves there is no such crisis…


The Obama Boys

The memoirs of White House staffers can show us how not to do politics…