DIEZ: Mourning with Latin America

March 6, 2013 • 0
If we as Yalies are supposed to pride ourselves with our ability to understand and contextualize a situation, we cannot write Chavez off as a tyrant.

DIEZ: Liberals for the status quo

March 26, 2012 • 10
It’s no secret that most self-identified liberal Yalies don’t question the political status quo that persists on campus. Most students accept issues like the immense inequality in New Haven and the fact that Yale is a bastion of privilege with little more than a shrug. At the same time, the loudest and most revolutionary voices »

DIEZ: Giving a voice to the left

October 14, 2011 • 5
For the first time in several decades, our national discourse has been split open to ideas long repressed and ignored by the mainstream media. For the longest time American politics has revolved around the center-right. In the industrialized world, the United States has proportionately the smallest welfare state. Labor laws are relatively deregulated, for a »