Debating Politics

Is Trumpism working for us?

President Trump’s desire to have a photo op at a DC church led to the forceful clearing of peaceful protesters in an event that has been broadly condemned across party lines.

Debating Business

A look at our new normal as states reopen

Soon the decision on how to live may be your own again. No matter your personal philosophy, some things will have changed around you. Here’s our prediction on how it all shakes out.

Debating U.S.

Coronavirus testing timeline: how it all played out

February 28, almost six weeks after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in the country, laboratories and hospitals are finally allowed to conduct their own Covid-19 tests with the component (that was causing false results) eliminated.

Debating Politics

The problems and promise of hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine has been promoted by President Trump and Fox News as a therapy for COVID-19. But, for most Americans, the best drug is still hand washing and social distancing.

Debating Lifestyle

Is victim blaming always bad?

Guys are taught over and over that “no” means “no,” that “maybe” means “no,” and that saying nothing means “no.” I was even taught that a guy needs to hear “yes” many, many times as things…progress. Otherwise “yes” means “no.”

Debating U.S.

Is is time for Attorney General Barr to go?

In addition to changing sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone after President Trump tweeted his displeasure, and overruling his own career prosecutors, Bill Barr, through the Justice Department, has engaged in a number of other partisan acts.

Debating Politics

Why don’t more Americans vote?

Only about 56% of eligible American voters cast a ballot in the last election (around 27% each for Trump and Clinton). By contrast, in Belgium, 90% of registered voters showed up at the polls for national elections last year. Why are US voters so bad at showing up on election day?

Debating Politics

Impeachment rules: Trump versus Clinton

“What was good enough for President Clinton in an impeachment trial should have been good enough for President Trump,” said Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell as Democrats pushed for a guarantee that new witnesses and documents could be admitted in the Senate trial.