Bulwark Originals

May 26, 2019 5:53 am

“American Citizenship Is a High Estate”

Editor’s note: President Calvin Coolidge delivered these remarks at Arlington National Ceremony on May 30, 1924. We meet again upon…
Calvin Coolidge
May 25, 2019 12:16 pm

“To Fight Out a War, You Must Believe Something”

Editor’s note: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. delivered this address to a group of Civil War veterans in Keene, New Hampshire, on…
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
May 24, 2019 5:37 am

Did We Learn Anything From Michael Avenatti?

The enemies of your enemy are not always your friends.
Charles Sykes
May 24, 2019 5:13 am

How Even NPR Weaponizes the Language of Abortion

“Language is a powerful weapon, and in the hands of a skilled person, it can be used to…
Rachael Larimore
May 24, 2019 4:17 am

America’s Debt Problem Is a National Security Problem

The end of the Cold War marked the United States’ progression into the sole rules-maker and -enforcer for the world.
Shay Khatiri
May 23, 2019 8:30 pm

There’s a New Assange Indictment. This One IS Terrible for Journalism.

There are better ways to prosecute the evildoing enemy of the United States.
Gabriel Schoenfeld
May 23, 2019 1:03 pm

In Pursuit of Fiscal Unicorns

Pollsters want to know: Would you like to make the world a better place and help plants, animals,…
Charles Sykes
May 23, 2019 5:45 am

This Is Literally the Only Piece You Need to Read About Trump’s Trade War

Deconstructing the trade war, from front to back.
Dave Juday
May 23, 2019 5:40 am

How to Hack Politics with Design . . . and How Not To

A tale of two design concepts.
Jonathan V. Last
May 23, 2019 5:21 am

Democracy Is In Danger. Do Americans Care?

Most Americans believe in the benefits of good citizenship. But it remains to be seen if they will engage with their governments.
James Piltch