New technologies, introduced thoughtfully, can improve workers’ lives

May 11, 2021

You might think that technology will never replace your job. But how realistic is this belief? According to automation theories in economics, technological improvements lead […]

It’s time to eliminate unnecessary military spending

April 29, 2021

The Biden administration has brought a refreshing agenda of decency and progressive change to Washington, but its proposals for military spending are disappointing. The recently […]

In The Media

Beijing’s schadenfreude over the Capitol riots conceals deep anxiety

March 24, 2021

Associate Professor of Politics Joshua Eisenman analyzes China’s response to the Capitol Hill insurrection in an op-ed for Foreign Policy.  “China’s rhetoric reflects a deep-seated—if unspoken—anxiety […]

In The Media

China proposes teaching masculinity to boys as state is alarmed by changing gender roles

March 5, 2021

Associate Professor of Politics Joshua Eisenman comments on China’s new proposal to teach masculinity to boys in an NBC News article. “What concerns me most about this […]

The US national budget is a theft from the poor

February 23, 2021

Budgets are moral documents. They reflect ethical judgments about priorities and what we consider most valuable. By this standard, the US national budget fails the […]