Anders Koskinen

Anders Koskinen

Editorial Associate

Anders Koskinen is an Editorial Associate at Intellectual Takeout. He earned his BA from the University of Minnesota in December 2016 where he graduated with a double major in Journalism and Political Science. He previously wrote at Alpha News and worked for Guns.com as a copywriter.

 

In his spare time, Anders enjoys reading, writing, and researching baseball with the Society for American Baseball Research. He has given two presentations to the Minneapolis-based Halsey Hall chapter thus far and serves as its secretary. He is also involved in the young adult group at his church.

Recent blog posts by this author

The Republican Revolution at 25 – What Did It Give Us?

Ending decades of futility, Republican politicians, led by Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, gained control of both houses of Congress in the 1994 mid-term elections. The Contract with America enabled Republicans to pick up 54 seats in Congress and eight...

Why D.C. Is a Real Life Mordor

Congressman Thomas Massie has been in office for seven years now, but he still retains a strong connection to the Kentucky farmland that raised him. Despite leaving the Bluegrass State for MIT, Massie apparently never felt comfortable on the East...

Father Brown and the Nature of Logic

Society seems to be rejecting logic, embracing a feelings-based approach to politics and other subjects instead. Experts and data are no longer valued and emotions rule the day, causing how one feels about a situation to hold more weight than actual...

Homer Simpson, the Unlikely Moral Exemplar

Homer Simpson is far from a good person. Among his many defects are alcoholism, sleeping on the job, a general disregard for the law, a gambling problem, and child abuse in the regular strangling of Bart. Yet in spite of his many moral...

How Baseball Showcases American Values

Baseball has long been America’s national pastime. While football and basketball might take up more of our screen time, baseball still holds America’s hearts. What is it that makes the game so attractive? Perhaps it is the classic feel of the...

Academic Nonsense and Biases Have a Long History

The United States had a population of 1.5 million postsecondary faculty members in the fall of 2016. This ivory tower army produces volumes of written material so lofty that it’s rarely read by anyone. The content that is...

Isn’t There Anything Faster Than the Internet?

Americans living in the 21st century can be some of the most spoiled, ungrateful people in existence. Including yours truly from time to time. Our entertainment, work, food, clothing, books, and countless other products and tasks are delivered to...

Hong Kong Protests Highlight Failings of UK-China Agreement 35 Years In

September 26 marks the 35th anniversary of the draft agreement of the Sino-British Joint Declaration. This agreement allowed China to regain control of Hong Kong following 150 years of British rule. Signed in 1984, the treaty saw mainland...

The Marxist Class System of Energy Drinks

Recently I was drinking a can of Rockstar to get myself through a morning staff meeting. I thought nothing of the usual ribbing about my caffeine dependency, until a co-worker labeled Rockstar as the energy drink of the bourgeoisie. “Are you...

The Seven Most Anti-War Episodes of M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H is the classic sit-com telling the story of a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in the Korean War. Despite the wartime setting, or perhaps because of it, this comedy contains some of the most profoundly anti-war sentiments in television history...

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