Author: Joseph Amdur

Staff writer since Fall 2015.

Explaining the “Failing” Fourth Estate

Post-truth, fake news, the failing New York Times, very fake news, and “democracy dies in darkness.” Politics has never been more obsessed with the medium through which it is reported. Since President Trump took the oath of office on the west front of the Capitol, periphery of his right eye trained on the sparse Washington Mall… Read more »

Interpreting China’s Sloppy Rhetoric

A blip in one of China’s typically polished press releases raises eyebrows. Was it intentional or a product of incompetence?

The Insidious Myth of In-Person Voter Fraud

As American democracy faces its greatest test, its core is rotting. Legislation disguised in the name of electoral integrity is making it worse.