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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: Is Elizabeth Warren right choice for America? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is Elizabeth Warren right choice for America?
27 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Is Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren the candidate Americans need in 2016? Or is she the candidate Democrats deserve? Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is Obama action on Cuba wise? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is Obama action on Cuba wise?
28 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether President Obama's decision to establish diplomatic relations with Cuba was the right move. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is America still exceptional? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is America still exceptional?
29 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Red-Blue America columnists Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk debate whether the Senate torture report has any impact on "American exceptionalism." [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Should Obama take climate action on his own? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Should Obama take climate action on his own?
30 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in on whether President Obama's strategy on climate change is a misuse of his power. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is racial peace possible in U.S.? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is racial peace possible in U.S.?
31 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate what we are to make of the events in Ferguson, Mo. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Necessary relief or abuse of power? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Necessary relief or abuse of power?
32 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Should the president have used his executive authority to change U.S. immigration rules without Congress? Or is this simply abuse of power? Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis, the Red-Blue America columnists, weigh in. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: What's the future of Obamacare? RED-BLUE AMERICA: What's the future of Obamacare?
33 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
With Republican victories in the midterm elections, the future of Obamacare is once again up in the air. Is this end for Obamacare? Red-Blue America columnists Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk debate the issue. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Requiring 'affirmative consent' RED-BLUE AMERICA: Requiring 'affirmative consent'
35 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The latest battle in the culture wars has popped up — where else? — in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown last month signed a bill requiring colleges to adopt standards for handling sexual assault cases. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is the Ebola threat overhyped? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is the Ebola threat overhyped?
36 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the threat of Ebola. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: What's the matter with Kansas? RED-BLUE AMERICA: What's the matter with Kansas?
37 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
William Allen White and Thomas Frank both got famous asking “What’s the matter with Kansas?” Red-Blue America columnists Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk attempt to answer the question again in 2014. [Read More]
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