Adam Asher
Adam Asher

Adam is a rising junior at Brown University where he is majoring in Classics and serves as a columnist for the Brown Daily Herald and an editor of Post- magazine. Interests include Israel-Palestine, health policy, science policy, urban politics, the lyrics and music of John Darnielle, and the New York Yankees. Adam will be spending the Fall 2013 semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome.

Nov. 20, 2013

We Need Another Gettysburg Address, Badly

And we need to actually listen.

Oct. 29, 2013

An Open Letter to the President Of Brown University: I Know Why You Won't Say No to Big Coal

What I gleaned from your explanation of why Brown University has chosen not to divest from the fossil-fuel industry.
Oct. 4, 2013

Shin Bet Arrests Man for Allegedly Spying for Iran — But What's the Real Story?

Ali Mansouri's arrest by Israel's FBI tells us more about confirmation bias than it does about spying.
Sept. 30, 2013

5 things I Would Love to See Obama and Netanyahu Address in Their Upcoming Meeting

Here are 5 things I hope the two leaders discuss Monday at the White House.
Sept. 18, 2013

Genetically Modified Food Isn't As Scary As You Think

We have good reason to be cautious in our use and containment of GMOs, but being “anti-GMO” as a general rule doesn’t hold up to close scrutiny.
Aug. 25, 2013

Why We Can't Compare Israel's New I24 Channel to Al Jazeera — Yet

There are three major differences between the two networks.

Aug. 18, 2013

The Science Behind Cute Cat Photos

Here's why we find cat photos on the internet so irresistible.