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Can COVID-19 help us find what we’ve been searching for?

As a society, we have been practicing physical distancing and respecting stay-at-home orders for about a month and a half, and I have to admit, I have run out of ideas to keep myself busy during my time at home. I have baked countless pies, cookies, and loaves of...

The Power of Local

With the uncertainty of quarantine dictating our current social norms, a looming question many of us face going forward is this: how do we re-engage in society post-isolation with purpose and meaning? Put another way, to revise and reconsider Thoreau’s famous dictum:...

The Stories We Tell Ourselves: An Optimistic View for Graduating During a Pandemic

I’m writing this from a local coffee shop in my hometown. Today is the first weekday they’ve been open for anything like normal hours in a number of weeks. I wanted to frequent this place during my last month of undergrad, but I have not had that luxury. I’ve had to...

The Constitutional Presidency

What makes a good president? With primary elections essentially over and November looming on the political horizon, this question is both too late and very timely. The same question was asked even before the creation of the executive office, and the answers proposed...

Where Did Our Trust Go?

In my previous blog post, I made the argument that a free market system relies on relationships of trust in order to coordinate the abilities of producers to serve the real needs and wants of consumers. However, there is a non-trivial sense in the American public...

How Nationalist Endeavors Polarize

This decade has seen a sharp rise in nationalism internationally ranging from the ideological, such as President Donald Trump’s political platform, to the legally enforced as seen with Brexit. Yet, despite attempts at national unification, parallel movements of...