It’s So Very Hard to Know What Will Happen if the Minimum Wage Increases to $15
Anyone who says otherwise is trying to sell you something
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When Is Something “Politicized”?
In philosophy but also in society more broadly, when is something “inherently political”?
Cruelty as a Disease Vector
The Trump administration won’t give detained migrants flu vaccines, which puts them and others at risk
Antifa may not be “terrorists,” but they’re not the good guys, either
In Defense of Antifa
With far-right violence on the rise, it’s time to stop vilifying the activists who work to counter it
The West is Repurposing Religion Toward Nationalist Aims
Various postmodern conservative regimes are misappropriating religion. We need better ways to create meaning.
Why This Physics Professor Reads Old Books
A scientist’s case for taking STEM off its cultural pedestal
Right-Wing Vice-Signaling and the Mighty Dollar
Lib-baiting is now big business
Has Olive Garden Stumbled Upon a Solution to World Hunger?
On the economic possibilities of the Lifetime Pasta Pass
Republicans Shouldn’t Scapegoat the Open Internet
Republicans want to punish political censorship, but messing with Section 230 will only make things worse
Young Republican Grifters Own Libs, Destroy Conservative Movement
Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens, and the conservative youth group worshiping at the altar of Trump
The Dayton Shooting and Left-Wing Extremism
The shooter’s politics are a legitimate issue regardless of right-wing spin — whether or not they played a role in the shooting
The Problem with Sam Harris’ Moral Theory
The neuroscientist and podcaster says he found a way to derive morality from science—but it’s not that simple
The Limits of Liberal Universalism
When it comes to immigration, the questions of “How many?” and “Who?” are valid and unavoidable