Author Archives: Catherine Addington

Brazil’s Little Platoons

Residents of Rio’s famed slums are tougher and more self-sustaining than the Olympic games displacing them.

Set the Agenda for Conservatism’s Next Generation

You’re right to be excited about TAC’s future. Now come be a part of it.

Obama Plays the Long Game in Latin America

Why the overshadowed visit to Argentina matters

‘No Party Owns Us’

A millennial’s guide to the youth vote

Celebrating American Catholics

Pope Francis’ visit reminds us of the diversity within the Church—and the country.

What Cuba Means for Latin America

The thaw with Havana opens an opportunity for the U.S. to become a regional leader.

How to Stop Brutality-Adjacent Policing

We need to train police offers to be “guardians,” not warriors.

Off the Literary Reservation

Young-adult fiction is giving Native Americans their own voice.

What Ferguson Has Revealed

“Whatever happened to Michael Brown in the moments before he died has …

Iraqi-American Christians Pray, and Protest, for Peace

As the Islamic State forces northern Iraq’s religious minorities—Christians, Shia Muslims, and …

Google Tries to Conquer the Typography of a Non-English Internet

The Internet is no longer in English, even if the coding on …

What Argentina’s Default Means for the Rest of Us

Argentina has defaulted eight times in its 200-year history, the latest coming …

Selfies for Uncle Sam

If you use social media or have a smartphone, chances are you’ve encountered …

Derek Khanna Talks Cellphone Unlocking Victory, Copyright

After a popular online campaign to legalize cellphone unlocking, which allows a consumer …

The Ethics of Disability Metaphors

From the teenage romance between an amputee and an oxygen-tank user in …

Autonomy and Automation in Old Age

The world’s fast-growing elderly population faces more age-related disease, higher health costs, …

Congressional Quirkiness on Display @CongressEdits

Twitter has revolutionized the way constituents interact with their representatives in Congress. Will Wikipedia …

Why World Cup Culture Wars Vindicate American Soccer

Ann Coulter brings a Latin American sporting tradition to the USA.

Republicans Wreck the Vote

This week, seven college students and voting-rights advocates are challenging a North …

Gangs Bust the False Dichotomies of the Child Migration Crisis

The ongoing Central American child migrant crisis gained the national spotlight last week when the …

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