Ben is a policy analyst interested in national and foreign affairs. Ben's focus is on international security issues, but he is also very interested in national issues, such as government reform, economic policy, education reform, and technology policy. Ben received a B.A. from Dickinson College in International Studies and a Master's Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Recently, Ben has been particularly interested in media and technology, specifically with regard to how media and technology affect the relationship between the state and society.
A More Libertarian Republican Party Would Be a Wrong Turn For the GOP
5 Reasons Our Obsession With U.S. Debt is Crippling Economic Recovery
Fiscal Cliff Solutions: Are We About to See European-Style Austerity?
QE3 Fed Announcement: Things to Consider Before a New Round of Quantitative Easing Happens
How Conservatives Have Demonized Science Learning in America
American Idiots: Our Own Political Ignorance is Destroying Our Political System
Mitt Romney’s Greatest Liability in 2012? The Republican Party
Barack Obama Debt Plan Reduces Deficit While All Other Republican Candidates Increase Deficit
How the Government Can Save the Middle Class and Reverse Income Inequality
Slow Job Growth Unrelated to Government Policies
Austerity Programs Will Not Solve U.S. Economic Woes
Did the Economic Stimulus Really Help Ease the Great Recession?
Congress Can Create Jobs by Creating Demand
The Beginning of the End for Global Islamist Terrorism
Byron v. Hutchinson: The Real Charade of Nonparticipation
Byron v. Lalla: Winning the Afghan War, But Losing the Region
Byron v. Hudson: Let's Inform, Not Inflame, on Israel and Iran
Byron v. Doshi: Should the U.S. Prosecute Wikileaks?