Edition 147

Be the Unexpected

By Michael Cecire

Jan. 5, 2017

The US has become all too predictable, making it easier for our adversaries to probe for weaknesses.

Be the Unexpected

The US has become all too predictable, making it easier for our adversaries to probe for weaknesses.


Commit to Local Action

This year, let's resolve to rebuild our civic muscles by getting involved at the local level.


Repeal the AUMF

The 2001 law that allowed Bush to invade Afghanistan would give Trump unlimited powers in his military actions against ISIS.


Without the West Africa Outbreak, There Would be No Ebola Vaccine

The recent Ebola epidemic underscored the interconnectedness of global public health.


The Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So Terrible

When sincere online extremism is indistinguishable from satire, ‘just trolling’ excuses contribute to the normalization of outright lies.


Four Ways to Fix Washington State's Foster Care System

Today, many foster parents report burnout and a feeling that they are not adequately supported, but we can change that.


Fueling the Dreams of the Undocumented

Amid 2016's charged debate over immigration policies, Californian lawmakers have granted many rights to the undocumented.