Politics

The Politics of Posting: How social media shapes our political culture

It is difficult to write coherently about politics and society in the days following the recovery of a video in which Republican candidate Donald...

Should We “Feel the Bern” of Minimum Wage?

2016 was a big year in terms of the minimum wage discussion. As of this year, nine cities, two states and the District of...

Before there was Brexit: Longstanding Problems with the EU

There is little doubt that the realities of Brexit have fundamentally altered the world’s perception of Europe as a unified entity. However, it must...

Is Character in Politics Really Such a Big Deal?  

Bill Clinton is viewed as one of the more successful presidents in recent years, despite having one of the most public personal scandals in...

Reforming our Language: Speaking with Spiritual Urgency about Politics

My home state of Ohio does not always inspire pride in its residents, but it has its moments. Once in a while LeBron liberates...

Decency in the Public Square

At the very least, Christians should be decent. Why? Because everyone should be decent. As sinners, decency is the very minimum level of social...

Turkish Coup: Here’s What You Should Know

Coups, which are sudden and often violent seizures of political power, are inherently anti-democratic. However, it is important to understand how and why coups happen because,...

Can the European Union Survive?

The surprising news of Brexit has rightfully captivated the attention of the global media. Yet, the overall significance of this event remains obscured due...

Opportunities for North American Leadership Post-Brexit

Europe erupted in an existential crisis last week following the U.K.’s Brexit referendum. Political turmoil brewed in Britain as Scotland, Northern Ireland, and London,...

Humbled to Be an American

In Camp 14 of Kaechon, North Korea, a little boy looks out at a line of trees beyond a prison fence. Whether he knows...