Dollars for Development: An Appeal For Moral Economic Cooperation

by

ARTICLE BY REGGIE KRAMER “It is a collective failure, but it is not an equal one in the consequences it will have.  The poorest developing countries, who stood most to gain from this… Continue reading

Face-Off: International Aid

by

Development Requires State Strength BY JOE KIERNAN International aid is a popular political football.  In the American partisan milieu, it often becomes a rhetorical tug-of-rope between fiscal conservatives and liberal interventionists.  However, aid… Continue reading

PPU: The Independent and Progressive Caucuses on Universal Pre-K

by

BY BRITTANY D. MARSH, INDEPENDENT CAUCUS CHAIR At the second Penn Political Union session, a slight majority of constituents passed a resolution to escalate U.S. presence in Syria.  Nestled among many reasons was the… Continue reading

The Petrodollar Rule Needs to End

by

By Larry Liu The petrodollar has come under threat, and there is no reason why we should continue to defend it. We have waged many wars over it, and there might be more… Continue reading

Face-Off: Impingements—A Short Commentary on Medical Ethics

by

BY AIDAN MCCONNELL “Tomorrow, they always say—tomorrow, we’ll draw the line.” Ross Douthat’s 2011 New York Times column, “The Failure of Liberal Bioethics,” underlies many a conservative fear of the generalized application of… Continue reading

Un[Face]Masked: The NFL’s Culture Problem

by

ARTICLE BY REGGIE KRAMER If the current trend continues, the United States’ prison system may one day be able to field a full 53-man roster of active National Football League (NFL) players. No… Continue reading

The Face-Off: Altruism

by

ARTICLE BY PETER BUCKLEY Why do people do good things? Maybe humans are selfish, and only ever act for the good of others when forced or rewarded. Maybe we’re all genuinely good people.… Continue reading

The Face-Off: Obama’s Legacy

by

TO THE NETFLIX GENERATIONARTICLE BY REBECCA HEILWEIL  “I miss San Diego,” says a young college student, shivering in the cold. Dressed in a thin grey jacket and crisp maroon sweater, he is one… Continue reading

EMPTY THREATS OR INTENT TO HARM?: ELONIS V. UNITED STATES

by

ARTICLE BY SARAH SIMON In early December, the Supreme Court will adjudicate a case involving two topics almost certainly outside of their comfort zones — Facebook posts and rap lyrics. The case deals… Continue reading