Author: Rodney Rios

By Oct 26,2022 ,

The Virtue of Democracy

Over time, many forms of government have been tried and tested, ranging from monarchy to fascism. Throughout history, most forms of government have been autocratic. Regardless, the sheer variety and...

By Sep 29,2022

BoJack Horseman and the Modern West

Depression, suicide, anxiety, drug overdoses, and a “loneliness epidemic” all indicate that the United States, and much of the Western world, is consumed by a mental health crisis. There seems...

By Sep 06,2022

On the “Establishment”

In many quarters of conservative and rightwing media and politics, some continue to fight against the Republican establishment as if it were some external power completely independent from Trump and...

By Aug 05,2022

Searching for a Majority

It is a common theme of our times that the United States is in crisis as if it were in an irreversible decline. Slowly, the political norms and context that...