10.13.18. Dragonfly: The Great Firewall of China

On this edition of Middle Theory, we look at Google’s decision to bring its search engine services to China with its “Dragonfly” project, and the broader history of censorship in the East.  Continue reading 10.13.18. Dragonfly: The Great Firewall of China

10.03.18. Kavanaugh: Search and Destroy

This week on Middle Theory, the ongoing controversy surrounding Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh reaches critical mass, following testimony from one of his accusers and an ensuing FBI investigation.  Continue reading 10.03.18. Kavanaugh: Search and Destroy

09.26.18. The Killing Joke

This week we examine the fine line between humor and insensitivity in the comedy industry, as entertainer and Netflix host Norm Macdonald lands in hot water after defending some of his colleagues who had fallen from grace.  Continue reading 09.26.18. The Killing Joke

08.18.18. Resistance: Civil Disobedience

This week on Middle Theory we look at the ongoing “Battle for the Web,” as well as concepts of civil disobedience, the ways that government is changing our values, and how we can aspire to change government for the better. Continue reading 08.18.18. Resistance: Civil Disobedience

08.01.18. Calm Before the Storm: Whistleblowing in the Wind

This week on Middle Theory, we focus on the modern “whistleblower” phenomena, as well as its history in U.S. Government, and conspiracy theories associated with alleged whistleblowers today.  Continue reading 08.01.18. Calm Before the Storm: Whistleblowing in the Wind