Yesterday Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his much-battered social media platform will institute new verification requirements for popular pages and for anyone wishing to run…View More Social Media Shouldn’t Police the Content of Speech
It is one of the great ironies of modern politics that vague, colloquial conceptions of democracy understood simply as the moral authority of the people’s…View More How “America First” Rhetoric Reconfigures Classic Political Theory
The aftermath of the 2016 election is a tale of two separate and competing definitions of equality. To those lobbying for the abolition of the…View More Defining equality in the American political system
The 2016 election represented a fundamental shift in American politics. Donald Trump’s ability to successfully position himself as a Republican who publicly repudiated traditional right-wing…View More Intraparty GOP Opposition Should Be Touted in New Administration
America is not a democracy. To be precise, it is a nationally-federated constitutional republic. This distinction, however, has sadly been largely erased from the national…View More The Electoral College Is Not Democratic. And That’s Just Fine.
Election night confirmed a long-held suspicion. This whole electoral cycle has been a lesson in humility for pundits overconfident in the reliability of data forecasting,…View More 2016 and the New Populism
Today, all eyes are on the presidential race, and understandably so. But national elections don’t occur in a vacuum. Understanding the results at the top…View More National Elections Don’t Occur in a Vacuum