Students Get the Last Word on Commencement

Students Get the Last Word on Commencement

“Don’t let complexity stop you,” Bill Gates once told graduating Harvard seniors. “Be activists. Take on the big inequities. It will be one of the great experiences of your lives.” These days, college students have no trouble transforming into...
The Hidden Bombshell in the Comey-Trump Story

The Hidden Bombshell in the Comey-Trump Story

How can you tell an authoritarian when you see one? We know the 20th century hallmarks — brown shirts, street rallies, and the like. But there’s an autocratic attitude, some historians suggest, that can easily be traced across the centuries. To put it simply, New York...
Trump Is Opening the Floodgates of Hate

Trump Is Opening the Floodgates of Hate

The staying power of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy has surprised and unsettled people across the political spectrum. Many voters who are angry about the loss of middle-class jobs and frustrated with our broken politics have rallied to Trump’s outsider...
Now This Is Really Criminal

Now This Is Really Criminal

The media is fond of calling out our “do-nothing Congress.” Indeed, our national lawmakers’ last term was one of the least productive in history. But maybe that’s not such a bad thing. According to author John Whitehead, Congress has created, on average, 50 new crimes...
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