Topic: political discussion

Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

September 23, 2019 0 comments

1960’s essayist Joan Didion had it right: the center is not holding. It is a country of bankrupt farms and presidential Twitter tirades and commonplace mass shootings.

Ricci GS: Bill Kristol is no ally against Trump

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Ricci GS: Bill Kristol is no ally against Trump

February 28, 2019 4 comments

Tonight at 5:30 p.m., Brown will welcome right-wing media personality Bill Kristol to campus for a discussion on the future of conservatism in America. Kristol, former editor of the now defunct neoconservative journal The Weekly Standard and a prominent proponent of the Iraq War, has experienced something of a revival […]

Calvelli ’19: I’d like to do more than ‘push back on that’

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Calvelli ’19: I’d like to do more than ‘push back on that’

February 12, 2019 1 comment

Anyone who’s taken a seminar at Brown knows the scene: some kid who clearly hasn’t done the reading raises their hand to say something ignorant and borderline racist. Another hand shoots up.