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BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS

Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis are journalists who happen to disagree about most of the issues of the day. Boychuk is a conservative with a contrarian streak, while Mathis is a liberal with a libertarian view. Red-Blue America is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Reach Ben Boychuk at bboychuk-@city-journal.org, Joel Mathis at joelmmathis@gmail.com.

Articles by BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS

Red-Blue America: Should U.S. end birthright citizenship? Red-Blue America: Should U.S. end birthright citizenship?
2 days ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
For good or for ill, Republican presidential front-runner and reality television star Donald Trump has made the subject of birthright citizenship a national issue. Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on the issue. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should we care about Amazon report? Red-Blue America: Should we care about Amazon report?
1 week ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Amazon’s work practices should be the topic of public debate. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Can whites talk sensibly about race? Red-Blue America: Can whites talk sensibly about race?
3 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, wrestle with the issue of whether white people can talk about race in a productive way. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Lighten criminal sentences? Red-Blue America: Lighten criminal sentences?
4 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether it makes sense for Congress to ease federal sentencing laws. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Defund Planned Parenthood? Red-Blue America: Defund Planned Parenthood?
5 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate the future of federal funding for Planned Parenthood. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: How will Trump affect election? Red-Blue America: How will Trump affect election?
6 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Donald Trump's candidacy will determine the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Who is Justice John Roberts? Red-Blue America: Who is Justice John Roberts?
7 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was once the darling of conservative activists, but he is no liberal. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Is religious liberty now in peril? Red-Blue America: Is religious liberty now in peril?
8 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on the question of whether same-sex marriage and religious liberty can coexist. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill? Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill?
9 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Alexander Hamilton should share the $10 bill with an as-yet-unnamed woman. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Do students need Shakespeare? Red-Blue America: Do students need Shakespeare?
10 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether Shakespeare is obsolete for students today. [Read More]
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