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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 Hamilton, woman share $10 bill? Red-Blue America: Should Hamilton, woman share $10 bill?
5 days 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?
2 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Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether Shakespeare is obsolete for students today.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]
Red-Blue America: Are Rubio's finances relevant? Red-Blue America: Are Rubio's finances relevant?
3 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether Sen. Marco Rubio’s finances tell us anything about his presidential prospects. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Christians a 'counterculture'? Red-Blue America: Christians a 'counterculture'?
4 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Red-Blue America columnists Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis weigh in on the question of whether America is becoming hostile to traditional religion. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Is peaceful protest still effective? Red-Blue America: Is peaceful protest still effective?
9 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Riots broke out again last week, this time in Baltimore, where protesters spent several days peacefully demonstrating against the death of Freddie Gray, a young African-American man who died in police custody. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Curb politics in churches? Red-Blue America: Curb politics in churches?
10 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether the IRS should crack down on politics from the pulpit. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should Cuba be taken off list? Red-Blue America: Should Cuba be taken off list?
11 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate President Barack Obama plan to remove Cuba from the U.S. government’s list of nations that sponsor terrorism. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Are we ready for libertarian president? Red-Blue America: Are we ready for libertarian president?
12 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Rand Paul is in for 2016. The first-term Republican U.S. senator from Kentucky on Tuesday announced his run for the White House. Paul joins U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, among the candidates who’ve officially jumped in the presidential race. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Protection from gay marriage? Red-Blue America: Protection from gay marriage?
13 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate whether "religious freedom" laws serve to protect religious minorities, legalize discrimination or both. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Police need body-worn cameras Red-Blue America: Police need body-worn cameras
14 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Most weeks find Red-Blue America columnists Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk disagreeing over politics and policy. Not this week. [Read More]
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