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Sean McElwee graduated for the King's College in 2012. His has been featured on Washington Monthly, AlterNet, Salon and the Huffington Post. He blogs at

Home Page: Thoughts on Economics, Current Events and Philosophy

Diaries published: 7 (536 days since last diary on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 01:46 PM PST)

Comments posted: 7 (536 days since last comment on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 01:46 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 74

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: How the Media Caused the Shutdown, 12 comments, 18 recommends

People Following Sean McElwee: 1

Sean McElwee's Most Recent Diaries:

The Atlantic   published an article  on Tuesday by Mischa Fisher arguing that, Republicans have been unfairly characterized as “anti-science.” The piece begins with the lofty assertion that, ��
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 01:46 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Conservative and libertarian arguments about social spending are rooted in the discredited Social Darwinism of Herbert Spencer and William Graham Sumner. Social Darwinism was the intellectual vogue ...
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Affordable Care Act isn't a perfect law. It's not even a good law. But it's better than what we had before and it's worth fighting for. The law has not worked as well as expected. Three of the ...
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 03:06 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The conventional wisdom right now is that, although there appears to be a rift in the Republican party, it’s not going to break-up. The Slatepitchy proposition is that Republicans disagree about “
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 11:35 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Conspicuously absent from the media discussion of the government shutdown and debt-ceiling fiasco has been, unsurprisingly, the media’s responsibility for the whole sordid affair. By sacrificing ...
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 06:13 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Although most polls indicate that Americans are putting the blame on Republicans for the government shutdown in terms ...
by Sean McElwee
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 04:10 PM PDT with 4 Recommends

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