Dear Politicians, Stop Calling People "Taxpayers"
March 19, 2015

The word only divides us between supposed makers and takers.

Don't Blame the "Check Your Privilege" Essay-Writer. Blame His Editors.
May 14, 2014

Would you want to be judged by what you wrote when you were 20?

Dear Facebook, I'm Fed Up
May 04, 2014

On Facebook, the letters of complaint are all addressed to no one. 

The Inequality Speech That Wasn't
January 29, 2014

Yes, he used the "i" word. But was it that different than all that's come before?

This Is How to Convince Conservatives to Recycle
May 14, 2013

A new study reveals how to appeal to different political ideologies.

Slippery Slope Arguments: Not Just for Conservatives Anymore
May 02, 2013

Are "slippery slope" arguments an example of the rhetoric of reaction? Maybe. But they're not especially conservative.

The Source of El Comandante's Power
March 08, 2013

What I learned from meeting Hugo Chavez.