Nathan Campbell

Articles

Silicon Valley will not solve America's mobility crisis

Apps like Uber and Lyft are easy and convenient, given that you have the disposable income to afford them... But these services are a luxury, one that is out of reach for the single mother who needs to get to her job across town before 7:00am every day. 

Environmentalism needs to focus on justice

It’s tough to inspire someone to protect a river in their town when presenting them with a dead frog. It becomes much easier when you tell them that the water coming out of their tap has lead in it.

We need to consider the new wave of violence in rap

By separating the art from the artist, we are detaching ourselves from any consequences for supporting an artist’s music. It permits us to celebrate abusive men as musical geniuses, while the more troublesome aspects of their lives become mere footnotes. 

Coal Power Plants Need to Be Shut Down, Now

Coal plants should have no place in our energy future. Despite what the Department of Energy says on the matter, baseload power will soon be a burden to a well-functioning electric grid.

Harvey shows us we can't just adapt to climate change

In today’s world, catastrophic weather events such as Hurricane Harvey, which unleashed 130 mph winds and dumped more than 50 inches of water in a 48-hour timespan this past weekend, tend to elicit debates on the impact of climate change.  

Feminism benefits men, too

I am a proud feminist, as well as a man. Don’t worry. I don’t expect a parade to be thrown in my honor for that statement. But today, it seems like two distinct camps are forming among my fellow men: those who are proud feminists and those who are fiercely anti-feminist. This rift concerns me.

Trump is still a con man

To get to the Oval Office, President Trump rode a wave of support from poor, rural Americans. He lambasted a “Washington elite” who forgot a large contingent of Americans.