In an article appearing in UC Berkeley’s Daily Californian, Andrew Glidden describes the scope of the absurdity of our nation’s current environmental regulatory system, from its recent prohibition of Kevin Costner’s oil salvaging machines, to the pending regulation of all carbon dioxide as a pollutant
Writing in the Texas Tech Daily Toreador Chris Leal asks us to ponder a puzzle:
It seems as if we truly live our lives out of a work of science fiction. Yet, despite the vast wealth of knowledge we have gained in the last century, we
Congratulations to Keith Yost, a columnist at The Tech of MIT, who recently put the editors of the paper to shame, by saying “I am Spartacus!” and publishing a statement of support for the free speech rights of Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South
Lamenting BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Mark Costigan of the University of Oregon’s Daily Herald calls for an end to all offshore drilling. Faced with the objection that this would mean importing more of our oil, Costigan bites the bullet and says
In a recent column for the Harvard Crimson commenting on the dubious legislation in Arizona that would make it easier for police to question people about their immigration status, Raúl Carrillo makes the following argument:
Immigration reform, even during a recession, doesn’t have to put American’s
Writing in opposition to the recently publicized “Everybody Draw Muhammad Day,” a show of solidarity for Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park fame, Saif Ansari of The Daily Bruin writes:
There is no need to abuse or disrespect others in order to show that
Five years ago this month, The Undercurrent released its very first issue. We’ve come a long way since then.
Here is the untold story how the The Undercurrent came to be.
For years, Objectivist campus clubs have come and gone. Some of them have even had their
Objectivists Expand Presence
The Stanford Review, January 8, 2010
Jordan Carr claims that a revival of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism at Stanford does not result from any “attitudinal shift” among students. Instead, he thinks, a philosophy that upholds reason, egoism and capitalism is appealing to
Consumerism masks true significance of Christmas
The Daily Nebraskan, December 7, 2009
Monica Sanford rehearses the cliché that consumerism and materialism have corrupted the "true significance" of Christmas. Though Sanford is not a Christian, she trots out the artificial meaning Christians have assigned to the holiday
Is Obama making the same mistakes in war as Bush?
The Daily Collegian
University of Massachusetts--Amherst
Matthew Robare says that President Obama has not delivered "hope" or "change" in foreign policy, as he promised. Robare is correct: Obama has not distinguished himself from Bush on the war.