People are starting to stray away from vaccinations in larger numbers, but history tells us we need them.
Stefan Herlitz thinks saying “educate yourself” is no better than saying “you’re wrong.”
For-profit colleges are a predatory scourge on society and driving the student debt crisis, argues columnist Stefan Herlitz.
Stefan Herlitz says we must be careful not to use sociological categories to “other” people, or separate society into an “us” and a “them.”
Stefan Herlitz denounces anger-fueled protests and instead advocates for positive protests with clear objectives.
Stefan Herlitz discusses the tendency of people to insult those who disagree with them rather than engage them respectfully, and its negative implications for all social movements.
Stefan Herlitz advocates spending more on space programs and describes the economic benefits in doing so.
Stefan Herlitz argues that deeming college athletes employees of their school undermines their responsibilities to academics.
Stefan Herlitz explains why the beneficial NSA information illegally leaked by Snowden warrants a presidential pardon.
Stefan Herlitz explains what it means to be American and what makes it exceptional.
Stefan Herlitz argues that an expanded Bottle Bill would mean more recycling and less trash for Mass. residents
Stefan Herlitz advises us to tune out the negative media and look on the bright side of American life.
Stefan Herlitz urges politicians on both sides of the aisle to put aside their rigid beliefs in order to fix the U.S. healthcare debacle.
Stefan Herlitz describes an era that appears to have lost its ability to protest with meaning.
Stefan Herlitz explains the polarization of the American political system—and why moderates need representation now more than ever.
Stefan Herlitz identifies three sources of political apathy.
Stefan Herlitz discusses the government shutdown and how financially illogical the debt ceiling is.
Stefan Herlitz makes the case for classical liberalism.
Stefan Herlitz condemns the combative nature of the United States government and argues for flexibility and compromise in its place.
Stefan Herlitz argues that writing race into the law is not only unnecessary to preventing discrimination, but legitimately harmful.