Topic: koch brothers

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Debate around Political Theory Project misses the point

March 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

While I admire Associate Professor of History Seth Rockman’s free market ideals regarding Brown’s “marketplace of ideas” mentioned in his recent letter, I believe the general debate of late in The Herald regarding the Political Theory Project signifies what’s wrong with discourse at Brown.

Op-eds, Opinions

August ’19, Rock ’19: Beware the PTP

March 5, 2018 8 comments

In response to recent debate about the Brown Political Theory Project, we feel the need to warn students that the PTP is not a center for “thriving intellectual discourse,” in the words of Daniel Shemano ’19.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Why does the PTP feel the need to pay students?

March 4, 2018 2 comments

Regarding the March 2nd op-ed, “In defense of the Political Theory Project,” by Daniel Shemano ’19: Does The Herald or Shemano have any obligation to disclose that Shemano is paid $500 per semester to participate in PTP programming?

Op-eds, Opinions

Shemano ’19: In defense of the Political Theory Project

March 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Over the past few months, we have seen the narrative that Brown’s PTP is a corrupted right-wing think tank at the mercy of the Koch brothers gain acceptance on campus.