This week on Middle Theory, we look at how modern “tribalism” influences political attitudes, as well as recent controversies involving 2020 Presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden. Continue reading 04.07.19. Tribal Warfare
This week, bizarre connections begin to arise between several high-profile court cases in “Chicagoland,” affected by the controversial decision by authorities to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett. Continue reading 03.30.19. Chicagoland
On this edition of Middle Theory, we offer commentary on the recent appearance of Alex Jones on Joe Rogan’s podcast, as well as the media event that became Michael Cohen’s testimony before Congress. Continue reading 03.02.19. Mixers and Fixers
This week, a scandal involving Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the “complexifier” of his Washington Post ownership leads to legitimate questions about the Amazon company’s deep-state associations. Continue reading 02.09.19. The Complexifier
This week on Middle Theory, we look at the idea of the “Santa Claus Rally,” and dire economic forecasts for the future of the American economy. Continue reading 12.17.18. Santa Claus Rally: Boom or Bust?
On this edition of Middle Theory, we remember the life and political career of the influential Arizona Senator John McCain, who passed away on August 25, 2018. Continue reading 09.01.18. John McCain: The Last Maverick
This week on Middle Theory, we look at the chaos surrounding Alex Jones’ recent ban from social media, and its possible long-term repercussions. Continue reading 08.10.18. Agents of Chaos
This week on Middle Theory, we address issues in the ongoing “Modern Dialectic” that include the death penalty, philosophy in American education, and the announcement of Donald Trump’s latest Supreme Court pick. Continue reading 07.09.18. The Modern Dialectic
This week on Middle Theory, a slew of recent Supreme Court developments have raised questions, and controversy, in the era of Donald Trump. Continue reading 06.29.18. The High Court Rules
This week, we examine the controversy surrounding YouTube and its decision to threaten various users with strikes and eventual bans… where does the company draw the line? Continue reading 03.08.18. YouTube’s Conspiracy Conflict
This week on Middle Theory, for some reason Donald Trump’s latest “Twitter-Tantrum” are the leading story in the news (again). What does the ongoing saga of our commander in chief’s social media activity tell us about him, his mental state, and Continue reading 06.30.17. Trump’s Twitter-Tantrum
This week on Middle Theory, we begin by looking at the movement to have the United Nations ban cultural appropriation, in an effort to enforce that ever-fine-line between appreciation, and appropriation. But should things like yoga be considered “cultural appropriation”, in Continue reading 06.23.17. Philando Castile: Justice Served?