Monthly Archive: March, 2015

Pop Politics: What should you watch? – The Price of Success

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This weekend — while you are in between NCAA tournament games, or avoiding NCAA tournament games, or mad that your bracket is busted — here are a few great documentaries available on Netflix… Continue reading

The growing opportunity gap facing American children

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Editor’s Note: Reuben Finighan is a Senior Research Officer at The Melbourne Institute and Fellow of the ARC Life Course Centre of Excellence at University of Melbourne. He was previously a member of… Continue reading

A Blueprint for Keeping Public Schools Competitive In Montgomery County

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Editor’s Note: Last month, Joshua Starr ended his tenure as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The reason for Starr’s surprising departure from the nationally-recognized district are murky, though astute observers note… Continue reading

The False Claim That Libertarians Have A Natural Home on the Right

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Like being green, being a progressive who holds libertarian values ain’t easy, primarily for two reasons. First, the title “libertarian” has become so tainted among some progressives that merely claiming the label means… Continue reading

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes on the ruse of student athletes and college athletics

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I have three favorite days of the year: Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and the first Thursday of March Madness. I love college basketball because I love the style of the game, the amazing fan… Continue reading

Happy Blogiversary! Unfettered Equality Turns One Year Old Today

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Dear Readers, Today marks the one-year anniversary of Unfettered Equality, a milestone we are both proud to share with you and grateful to you for making possible. Since our first post, we’ve covered… Continue reading

An (Un)equal State

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Bartomioli. Steven was born and raised in Connecticut, but now lives in the foothills of the German Alps. He graduated from Norwich University in 2014 with… Continue reading

Barack Obama Reclaims American Exceptionalism

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In the first few months after Barack Obama was elected president, I was often reminded of the wonderful newness of it all. I’d brush my teeth, and all of a sudden my brain… Continue reading

State Formation, Plunder and Ferguson

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The recently released Justice Department report on the Ferguson municipal government is a damning indictment of the systematic racism practiced by police officers, court officials and city administrators. Though some have deemed the… Continue reading