Entries by Vincent Geloso

Bipartisan But Brutal: Lessons from the Chinese Exclusion Act

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

Bipartisanship is often heralded as the pinnacle of legislative achievement. The recent votes on foreign aid to Taiwan, Israel, and Ukraine offered a display of this heraldry. But we should stop praising bipartisanship as a virtue. It is not inherently praiseworthy. Bipartisanship is praiseworthy as a byproduct of the legislative process. When powers are divided, […]

A Cooler Assessment of Heatwave Deaths

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

“Lawn watering banned: mercury 101.3” read one Toronto newspaper. “Heat kills 100 Twin Citizens” titled a St-Paul newspaper. These titles are not from the current heavily discussed heatwave. They are from the 1936 heat wave – one of the most extreme waves of the twentieth century according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Heat Wave […]

Why School Choice Matters Beyond Academic Achievement!

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

With the pandemic-associated school closures in America, the level of parental discontent towards public schools has been growing. The response of teachers’ unions was particularly irksome to parents who turned in greater numbers to homeschooling and other educational arrangements. This has been accompanied by rising levels of support for school choice as witnessed by the […]