The Politics of Language

“In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defence of the indefensible. . . . Thus, political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.” Little has changed since 1946 when George Orwell wrote … Continue reading

Sports gambling: Leave the money on the table

In the coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court may loosen federal restrictions on sports gambling. As a result, many states have proactively drafted bills that would create regulated sports gambling industries at the state level—Minnesota included. The changes could greatly … Continue reading