On the evening of October 13th, the Michigan Review hosted a debate between Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, and Bryan Caplan, economist and adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. The event, which was held at the Pendleton Room in the Michigan Union, focused on the topic: “Does President Trump’s immigration […]
To Rename or Remain? An Interview with Joshua Hasler
Last week, the University hosted a panel in the Michigan League entitled “To Rename or Remain” to address the possibility of renaming the C.C. Little Science Building. Before the panel, several different groups of protesters — primarily from By Any Means Necessary, BBUM, and the Black Student Union — marched through the Diag and to […]
Abortion Debate Series: Round Three
Should the United States government (federally or through states and territories) restrict (totally or partially) a woman’s right to an abortion? This article is the final installment in a debate series on the topic of abortion by authors Deion Kathawa and Andrew Beddow. Read their original arguments here, and their rebuttals here. Abortion Should Be Legal: A Reply to […]
Abortion Debate Series: Round Two
Should the United States government (federally or through states and territories) restrict (totally or partially) a woman’s right to an abortion? This article is the second round in a debate series on the topic of abortion by authors Deion Kathawa and Andrew Beddow. Read the original arguments here. Deontology is more in Keeping with a Regime of Illegal—not […]
Debate Reaction: A Win By Default
From my perspective, Trump missed a massive opportunity to reintroduce himself to the voters as someone they can trust as President.
Lauren Southern and Cathy Young: Is Hate Speech Free Speech?
Moving forward into the future, remember to keep an eye on both the veteran and the rising star, for both promise great things in the times to come as centers for political dialog on free speech. Americans have always ardently defended the right […]
Julie Bindel and Milo Yiannopoulos Debate At The University of Michigan
For those open to challenging ideas, Milo and Julie proved worthy opponents, both consistently drawing applause and questioning the assumptions of the audience. In the end, the real winner was free speech as the event demonstrated the commitment of the campus community to open exchange and disagreement. On the evening of Tuesday February 23, provocateur […]
Feeling Offended? It’s Good for You
Challenging the accepted way of thinking should not be approached with scornful or condescending disdain, but with a desire to engage and challenge the dissenting opinion.