Opinion

Opinion

How Yelp-Type Ratings Could Be Used for Self Governance

We created an online virtual world to test how ratings could reform our government.
Ofer Tchernichovski
Dalton Conley
7.1.19
money-corruption

This Kind of Presidential Debate Is Literally How We Got Trump

Yes, 2020 will be even worse than 2016.
Jeb Lund
6.28.19
LGBTQ

Opinion: Pride Has Betrayed Us

Trans women of color were being murdered before the gay rights movement, and are still being murdered today. Pride has never paid attention.
Diana Tourjée
6.28.19
climate change

Opinion: The Planet Was the Big Loser at the Democratic Debates

Somehow, after two nights and 20 candidates, climate change barely came up.
Harry Cheadle
6.28.19
Internet

Area Man Regrets Helping Turn Joe Biden Into a Meme

A former 'Onion' editor wishes his publication had gone harder at Diamond Joe.
Joe Garden
5.16.19
Health

Opinion: 'The Biggest Loser' Pivoting to Wellness Is a Farce

The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.
Susan Rinkunas
5.15.19
Opinion

Actually, Vegan Ice Cream Is Just as Good as the Dairy Kind

Why does approval of this seemingly benign genre of dessert evoke such a passionately negative response?
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.13.19
Opinion

Disc-Free Gaming Is an Archival Nightmare

Will corporate control erode game history?
Carly Kocurek
4.22.19
Opinion

What Happens When Colleges Try to Define Trans Existence?

Morehouse College's decision to become the first all-male HBCU to admit trans men raises questions about how colleges will attempt to define transgender identity for its students.
Tiq Milan
4.18.19
Op-Ed

The Trans Ban Is in Effect, And Service Members Are Now in Jeopardy

I carried caskets in Arlington National Cemetery. I folded American flags for loved ones. I didn’t know anything about the gender identity or sexuality of those I carried—just that they died in service and wore the flag of this country to the grave.
Charlotte Clymer
4.12.19
Opinion

We Don't Need a White Wellness Savior to 'Fix' Chinese Food

There are real problems with Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”
MacKenzie Fegan
4.10.19
Technology

Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It

The Momo challenge is just one example of how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
Tom Whyman
3.26.19
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