Politics

Jun
08
12 Rules for a Progressive Life

12 Rules for a Progressive Life

Self-help isn’t just for the self-obsessed
30 min read
Apr
25
We Need to Talk About Reactionary Centrists

We Need to Talk About Reactionary Centrists

Sympathizing with the right while punching left is not the neutral position pundits seem to think it is
14 min read
Mar
09
Taking Sides Is Good

Taking Sides Is Good

Challenging Amy Chua’s warnings about tribalism
15 min read
Feb
21
The case for lowering the voting age is probably better than you think.

The case for lowering the voting age is probably better than you think.

Just look at the student activists in Parkland The Parkland student activists are doing an incredible job exercising their rights. So why can’t other young people like them vote?
12 min read
Jan
29
A Field Guide to Jordan Peterson’s Political Arguments

A Field Guide to Jordan Peterson’s Political Arguments

If someone is on TV talking about how suppressed their free speech is…their free speech isn’t being suppressed
17 min read
Jan
20
A year of protest and power. Saying no and getting to yes.

A year of protest and power. Saying no and getting to yes.

A year ago, I worked with climate activists to shut down the Red Gate at Inauguration, part of a coordinated set of protests against all…
6 min read
Dec
16
A letter to the CDC’s CAPT William R.

A letter to the CDC’s CAPT William R.

The Post is reporting on a list of seven “banned” words at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including: “vulnerable”…
3 min read
Dec
11
What does the scientific community advocate for? The case for “science justice”

What does the scientific community advocate for? The case for “science justice”

When scientists approach politics, they often do so through the lens of their own profession, wishing that politics was more evidence-based…
10 min read
Nov
15
Want to Argue with Your Conservative Relatives at Thanksgiving? Don’t. Organize Instead.

Want to Argue with Your Conservative Relatives at Thanksgiving? Don’t. Organize Instead.

Every year, Washington churns out various advice columns for liberals on how to talk to their conservative relatives at Thanksgiving. Then…
6 min read
Sep
27
How to Have A Real Argument about #TakeAKnee

How to Have A Real Argument about #TakeAKnee

Over the past several days, progressives have been having a variety of frustrating arguments, not only with conservatives and Trump…
8 min read