Standards of discourse: a critique of the critique

Nikita Chirkov November 7, 2015

Before I begin I would like to say thank you to those who have taken the time to address my original article about the Prejudice Panel and the subsequent discussion about political discourse in Trinity...

The biggest myths of the mad October

Nikita Chirkov October 23, 2015

After a brief and exciting diversion, it is time to get back to the geopolitical. So many things have happened in the world during the past couple of weeks that it is almost difficult to know where to...

Prejudice today: how to reaffirm what you already believe

Nikita Chirkov October 2, 2015

On September 30, Trinity University student groups hosted a panel discussion on "Prejudice Today." The panel was supposed to serve as "an interactive forum in response to Ahmed Mohamed's Arrest" and...

How dare you be offended

Nikita Chirkov September 18, 2015

The greatest ignominy of the modern era has to be, in my opinion, the inability to speak truthfully and fully about an unpopular subject. No longer can you publicly denounce what you think to be absurd...

Iran Deal: What it really means for the world

Nikita Chirkov September 5, 2015

Perhaps the most significant political development of the summer was the nuclear deal with Iran. The Iranian nuclear program has long been a source of trouble for the West, particularly due to the geopolitical...

A foreigner’s perspective on the confederate flag

Nikita Chirkov August 24, 2015

I tried to avoid commenting on the Confederate flag, simply because I thought the issue lacks any serious substance, weight or magnitude. However, given the nationwide hysteria that we now observe on the...

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