Author Archives: Daniel Strauss

California Judge Rules DADT Unconstitutional

September 10th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

Good news for advocates of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: A federal judge in Riverside declared the U.S. military’s ban


Should Mayors Be Elected?

September 8th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

Greetings readers, Daniel Strauss, Consider’s editor-at-large here. It’s good to be back. As I probably noted in the past, I’m


The Limits To Freedom Of Religion

September 7th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

So, after a brief summer hiatus, The Conversationalist is up and running once again.  If you’ve been following us for


Teaching Empathy

April 19th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

Maia Szalavitz argues in a wonderful article in Time that we can and should activtely cultivate empathy in our children:


How the Nicest Guy in Tech Will Take Over the World

April 14th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

I had no idea, but it seems that Google CEO Eric Schmidt is a really nice guy.  That’s not the


A New Chapter For Ted Deutch And Consider

April 14th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

It seems almost fated that our the last post of the regular school year would be one on the past.


Michigan Spends A Lot On Professors

April 13th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

I was meaning to get to this earlier today but Economix has a list of the top ten private, public,


South Nevadans Care More About Strippers Than Pizza?

April 13th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

    A while back I posted a similar map comparing bars to grocery store. This one compares where pizza


ConvoTracker: McDonnell’s Confederate Hangover and the Strange Chimera of the Modern Right

April 13th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

Edmund Zagorin is a senior at the University of Michigan majoring in Philosophy and International Affairs & Public Policy.  He


Online News Still Hasn’t Won A Pulitzer

April 12th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

  The Pulitzer’s were announced today and Pro Publica, the online investigative enterprise, snagged one. It’s being hailed as a


The Gender Gap In Math Needs To Be Recognized And Closed

April 12th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

A recent study by researchers at Harvard and the University of Chicago brings to attention a gender gap in math.


Q&A: Polish Democracy

April 12th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

Last week a plane carrying the Polish president and a number of Poland’s top government officials crashed killing most on


What To Watch Out For In The START Treaty

April 9th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

The presidents of the United States and Russian Federation signed the new START agreement (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) in Prague


Catch Up On Your Associate Justice Stevens Reading

April 9th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

So Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens announced he will retire this summer. Here’s a helpful reading list for


Bikes, Streets, And Better Cities

April 9th, 2010 | by Daniel Strauss

My hometown Chicago is experimenting with “bike boulevards” (sections of the street reserved only for bikes). Personally, I’m pessimistic about



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