Chat Corner: The Unfettered Equality team discusses Brexit, globalization and what it means for Europe going forward.

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SEBASTIAN: Really hoping the Brits don’t vote for exit. Would be pretty catastrophic. I don’t think an EU without Britain would survive, France and Germany are on the same page but they both… Continue reading

Yeezy 2020?

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  If Kayne West runs for president in 2020*, can he count on your vote? Before you answer, what if I tell you the alternative is Ted Cruz? Consider this counterfactual. President Hillary… Continue reading

I Am My Own Savior: Advice on Thriving After Sexual Assault

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Brakeyshia Samms is a student of life, who is no longer flunking the course. You can follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/BrakeyshiaSamms. This article also appeared online in The Huffington Post. *** After… Continue reading

I Supported Hillary in 2008. Here’s Why I Support Bernie Now

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Richard Phillips is a policy analyst from Maryland. He graduated with a Masters in Public Policy from American University and lives in DC. His goal is to become the real-life Josh Lyman from… Continue reading

Democrats, Amnesia, and the Value of Black and Brown Life

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Brandon McKoy is a policy analyst from New Jersey. He graduated with a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.… Continue reading

Part II: Healthcare Choice Architecture

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By Brian Chiglinsky It was the greatest scientific advance involving jelly in the pre-Uncrustable era. In 2000, students at Columbia University’s Business School and Stanford’s Psychology Department published a paper testing people’s commitment… Continue reading

Part I: Libertarian Paternalism and Nudges

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By Brian Chiglinsky   J.J. Abrams aside, none of us is perfect.** As a wealth of psychological research shows, we’re not always the best at making decisions. Even Michael Jordan thought baseball was… Continue reading

Beasts of No Nation and the Loss of Innocence

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“When this war is over, I am thinking I cannot go back to doing childish things.” Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation opens with Agu, a young boy, and his friends running around… Continue reading

Last Young Gun Standing

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About sixteen months ago, fresh on the heels of Eric Cantor’s humiliating primary defeat, I predicted that Paul Ryan would soon be shaking in his boots. Lo, it has come to pass. At… Continue reading