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Benjamin Aizenberg

Staff Columnist


Aizenberg ’26: In Defense of Ryan Lochte

During the 2016 Rio Olympics, American swimmers Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were robbed on their way back from a club. Their taxi was pulled over by individuals posing as police officers who ordered the intoxicated swimmers to the ground and stole their wallets. Lochte had ...

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Aizenberg ’26: What do we really know?

What do you think about the ongoing civil war in Cameroon that has displaced millions of people? Do you side with the Francophones or the Anglophones? Most likely, you cannot locate Cameroon on a map (neither could I, before writing this), let alone hold opinions on its civil war. It would thus be silly ...


Aizenberg ’26: Start with empathy

Consider this alternate history: World War II has just ended and the U.S. surprisingly fails to stop Soviet communism from spreading past the Eastern Bloc. As a result, the USSR and Western Europe become close economic and military allies. Isolated and stuck with a faltering economy, the U.S. cedes ...

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