Author Archives: Guest Writer

Capital Punishment: Values vs. Ethics?

(Editor’s note: 538Refugees occasionally hosts guest editorials. This one is from across the big pond. Based in London, Dee A. Mason is a freelance travel writer, and as a result relishes culture and broadening her horizons through debate and exploration. … Continue reading

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Good News, Everyone!

by Brian K. White Unemployment took a turn for the better, with 216,000 new jobs added to payroll last month. And while USA Today reported that 2010 saw median incomes rise 2.1%, it also reported that median CEO pay jumped 27% … Continue reading

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AT&T-Mobile: Cue Angry Consumers

by: Brian K. White It was recently announced that AT&T will buy rival T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom for a cool $39 billion, roughly a third more than its current market value. While this may be a great move for T-Mobile … Continue reading

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Jim DeMint v. Sesame Street

(Ed. Note: 538 Refugees occasionally hosts guest editorials. This week’s guest is Brian K. White. Regular readers will know him as a refugee from the old fivethirtyeight.com days as 10kZebra. A Seattle native who has worked for nine years as the … Continue reading

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Do (Time) or Die

(Ed. note: We occasionally accept guest op-eds at 538 Refugees. This week we present an article from regular commenter mclever. — Mr. Universe) by Mac (mclever) I grew up in northern Illinois under the shadow of John Wayne Gacy. He was the real-life … Continue reading

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Title IX Hurdles

(Ed. note: We occasionally accept guest op-eds at 538 Refugees. In this case, it is from one of our right-leaning commenters. In the interest of fostering bi-partisanship, we present an article from regular commenter parksie555. — Mr. Universe) by Jim Parks This is … Continue reading

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