Unreasonable World

Stephen Weil

Stephen Weil
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
December 31
Graduated from Emory University majoring in international affairs and history. Currently a research intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. All views expressed herein are my own. You can view my blog in its original format here: http://unreasonableworld.wordpress.com/.

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APRIL 12, 2012 2:57PM

Inequality of what, exactly? The Buffet Rule and "Fairness"

A friend recently sent me this Wall Street Journal opinion piece, entitled “The Real Causes of Income Inequality.” The authors make some valid points, but also draw some misleading conclusions. My main reaction to the article was frustration—with the authors, with conserva/Read full post »

The year 2012 may not ultimately bring about a Mayan apocalypse (unless Rick Santorum gets elected, that is), but it has certainly ushered in a revolution for social media. The seeds of this revolution were planted much earlier, of course; over the past several years, numerous social… Read full post »

MARCH 13, 2012 9:52PM

The Real Class Warriors

The past few years have seen incredible political turbulence, both in America and throughout the globe. From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, prevailing political ideologies have been put to the test. What we are witnessing is a revolution in global consciousness.

For some half a century, the… Read full post »

MARCH 12, 2012 10:57PM

Soldiers Don't Kill People, Wars Do

When the news broke that an American soldier in Afghanistan had gone on an unprovoked killing spree targeting innocent women and children, the collective response was largely predictable: a muddled combination of outrage, shock, and disbelief. In a world of ardent patriotic loyalty, it is difficult t… Read full post »