Posts from the ‘Uncommon Thought’ category

“Uncommon Thought” lies at the crux of what the publication is meant to accomplish. Its aims are to achieve discussion based primarily in fact and thoughtful analysis around insights and thought that are, intentionally or not, often neglected in commmon political and academic discourse.

Socialism: A Misguided Millennial Love Story

Neither Evidence of its Failure nor Arguments on its Immorality sway some from Socialism’s Utopian Appeal.  One of the most important parts of growing up in…

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A Domestic Cold War

Once Desperate but Increasingly Substantiated Claims of Intervention Saturate the Political Scene and Impede Good Governance It is no secret that relations between the United States…

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A Novel Approach to Foreign Policy

There is No One Solution An international affairs major, I have learned many different theories and perspectives on the ‘correct’ way to carry out U.S. foreign…

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The Fed: Decoded

Monetary Policy Dictates the Market, Yet Eludes the Public’s Understanding The Federal Reserve is seemingly always in the news with talk of Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of…

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A New Referee on the Court for the ‘Bathroom Bill’

Recently, between claims of “fake news” and updates on rising tensions in Syria, the North Carolina State General Assembly has made its way back into the…

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Craft Brewing Success

  Over a century ago, Georgia Governor Hoke Smith signed a statewide bill that prohibited all alcoholic beverages. The temperance movement gripped the country, and the…

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The Shapiro Effect: When Facts Meet Feelings on College Campuses

Once bastions of free thought, speech, and creativity, America’s universities have become safe spaces for authoritarian, leftist thinkers and ideologies. From the University of Missouri’s Dr.…

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The End of Democracy in Turkey

  Ecstatic must Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been on April 16, after claiming victory in a referendum that essentially enshrined his de facto dictatorship.…

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A Sonny Day at the Capitol

Today marks the confirmation of Georgia’s own, Sonny Perdue, as the nation’s Secretary of Agriculture with a vote of 87-11 and widespread support from those both…

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Podcast & Notes: Discussing Marijuana

Associate Editor Michael Duckett, Marketing Coordinator Sarah Montgomery, and Editor-in-Chief Nick Geeslin discuss arguments for and against various types of marijuana decriminalization and legalization. Notes:  •…

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