Chat Corner: The Gang Discusses Game of Thrones S05E06

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Welcome to a new series on Unfettered Equality called CHAT CORNER, in which we discuss current events, pop culture, and of course politics. These conversations are compiled from a our daily GroupMe chats and… Continue reading

What Liberals and Conservatives Fail to Understand About History

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An article in Mother Jones by Ryan Cooper caught my eye recently because it concerned a favorite topic of mine – the American Civil War. Cooper’s article was written in response to Robert… Continue reading

Part IV: The War At Home

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This is the fifth installment of a series of long-form essays on race, history and politics. Previous installments can be found here: Prologue Part I Part II Part III Neither slavery nor involuntary… Continue reading

How to Be An Ally: A Reflection From Baltimore

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Editor’s Note: This is a submission from a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. It reflects her experience during the protests against police brutality sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore resident who… Continue reading

Review: Tricked Reminds Us of the Evils of Prostitution and Human Sex Trafficking in the United States

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Tricked: The Documentary, is a 2013 film about the horrors of prostitution and human sex trafficking. It includes interviews of former prostitutes, pimps, johns, and law enforcement who work in vice departments all… Continue reading

Hillary Clinton, First of Her Name

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Hillary Clinton, who has been running for president since at least 1999, made her 2016 bid official last week via a video message to her supporters. Most of the analysis in the immediate… Continue reading

The Uncanny Valley of Regulation – Departing from Graeber’s Utopia of Rules

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Anthropologist David Graeber has released a new book titled The Utopia of Rules, which is largely a collection of previous essays, loosely compiled around a favorite topic of ours here at Unfettered Equality: … Continue reading

Missouri and Kansas Try To Make Poor People’s Choices For Them

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Two new bills that would further regulate the use of welfare benefits gained headlines as the latest examples of paternalism masquerading as policy. Last week, the Kansas legislature passed a bill that would… Continue reading

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