01.18.19. Secrecy and the Fourth Estate

This week we look at the history of government secrecy since the end of World War II, the reasons for it, and the role of the press and other organizations in promoting transparency.  Continue reading 01.18.19. Secrecy and the Fourth Estate

01.12.19. Shutdown

This week on Middle Theory, we look at the details behind what has led to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history.  Kicking things off this week, it’s been tough times for government employees, hundreds of thousands of whom haven’t Continue reading 01.12.19. Shutdown

12.11.18. George H. W. Bush’s New World Order

This week we look at the life and political career of George H. W. Bush, his notable achievements, his idea of a “New World Order,” and his influence on foreign policy throughout the decades.  Continue reading 12.11.18. George H. W. Bush’s New World Order

11.10.18. When Big Dogs Bite Back

This week on Middle Theory, we look at the big issues following the recent U.S. Midterm Elections, including protests, clashes with media personalities, and the “resignation” of Jeff Sessions.  Continue reading 11.10.18. When Big Dogs Bite Back

11.02.18. Election 2018: Dear Young People…

This week on Middle Theory, with the 2018 American Midterm Elections around the corner, we look at one of the most concerning issues pertaining to the election: why young people (and many others) aren’t voting.  Continue reading 11.02.18. Election 2018: Dear Young People…

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