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The Banal Evil at the Heart of the "Kids in Concentration Camps" Debate

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jul 6, 2019 11:42AM

That this debate managed to sideline the real discussion about the southern border shows Americans have become bored by the indefensible policies of their governments. 

For Those on the Left, This 4th of July is Downright Awkward

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jul 4, 2019 12:24PM

Thoughts on the possibilities of striking a balance between patriotism and nationalism in Trump's America.

The Paradox of Public Apologies

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 30, 2019 11:41AM

Better leaders attempt them, but more successful politicians avoid them. 

Is it Finally a Woman’s Turn? Lessons From the First Democratic Debates

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 28, 2019 4:45PM

After two nights of debates, the main question is this: is it finally time to put a woman in the white house?

First Democratic Debate: Key Takeaways for Each Candidate (Night Two)

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 28, 2019 1:39PM

A need to know guide for the second night of the first round 2020 Democratic debates. 

First Democratic Debate: Key Takeaways for Each Candidate

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 27, 2019 2:17PM

A need to know guide for the first round of the 2020 Democratic debates. 

What Does it Mean to be a "Free Thinker" When Algorithms Control Your Beliefs?

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 16, 2019 11:25AM

Hijacking our cognitive liberty isn't just effective, it's hugely profitable. 

Andrew Yang is Right to Worry About Automation. So Why Isn't He Winning?

  • Sean Culleton
  • Jun 15, 2019 10:25AM

Yang's uphill battle doesn't just lie in usual newbie name recognition -- his diagnosis of the country's problems and solutions are still both unfamiliar to most Americans. 

To Impeach or Not to Impeach? That is the Wrong Question.

  • Sean Culleton
  • May 11, 2019 11:19AM

In the broad scheme of things, the impeachment debate is a distraction, just like the Mueller report was.

Joe Biden is Proof That #MeToo Isn't Just About Sexual Harassment

  • Sean Culleton
  • Apr 13, 2019 11:45AM

While stories about the most abusive kinds of behavior have generally captured the headlines since the beginning of #MeToo, the Joe Biden controversy represents a genuine need to have a broader discussion about consent -- one that isn't merely sexual.