A recent devastating explosion in Lebanon’s port city capital of Beirut has raised questions over the country’s leadership, and the role that the international community will play in providing aid moving forward. Continue reading 08.11.20. Blast in Beirut
This week we look at antiscientific biases, how politics on both the left and the right can influence them, and why medical masks have become a political statement in America. Continue reading 07.13.20. Antiscience: The Truth Behind the Mask
The Capital Hill Autonomous Zone in Seattle has aroused controversy over what some call a “takeover” by political activists in the city. But has media reporting on the situation been accurate, and does it represent autonomy, anarchy, or something else? Continue reading 06.17.20. Autonomy, or Anarchy?
As Election 2020 continues, former President Obama is keeping quiet as an increasingly divisive group of Democratic candidates fight for the nomination. Continue reading 02.25.20. Silence is Golden
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, we look at Donald Trump’s recent declaration of a National Emergency, along with the precedent for the decision, and it’s possible implications. Continue reading 02.17.19. The United States of Emergency
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
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…
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
On this episode, we look at the concept of Universal Basic Income and explore what would be required for such a system to succeed in changing society in beneficial ways. Continue reading 07.15.18. The Universal Basic Income Debate
This week on Middle Theory, we celebrate Thanksgiving with a retrospective on the holiday, it’s history, controversies, and why some once called it “Franksgiving.” The holidays have finally rolled around… and here at Middle Theory, we’re keeping an eye on Continue reading 11.21.17. Happy Franksgiving!
This week on Middle Theory, the horrible events that unfolded at a country music concert in Las Vegas are examined in depth. Is there more to the story behind the worst mass shooting in recent American history? With the horrible Continue reading 10.05.17. What Happens in Vegas…