Sean Reichbach

sreichb1@binghamton.edu

28 Articles


Columns

We must fight back against the U.S.' capitalism-fueled biopower

The United States’ narratives are weapons aimed at those who are the most marginalized by capitalist institutions. The state seeks perpetual control through puppeteering — to tether itself to the stories of...


Columns

Anthropocentrism and capitalism are driving extinction

The mother and daughter are the last of their species. Their names are Najin and Fatu, and they stand alone in fields of grass and along river basins. They have beautiful brown...


Columns

Corporate buybacks should be strictly regulated

Let’s say that your company just created a new, popular invention. If you charge the right price and the invention falls into the hands of millions of consumers, your company might just...


Columns

U.S. should punish those who commit crimes based upon future consequences

Our country’s system of punishment is inhumane. A democratic country is supposedly made up of individual citizens who are, as citizens, treated like living beings above the status of robots or animals....


Opinions

Ron DeSantis is jeopardizing Florida schools

There are countless reasons why I hate Ron DeSantis. He is, unfortunately, a really excellent politician who has essentially transformed Florida into DeSantis-Land. It seems inevitable, or at least very likely, that...


Opinions

Renewable energy companies should be strengthened by working within the private sector

At least on the national level, the government is doing a remarkably horrible job of directly countering the causes and symptoms of climate change. Perhaps it is because of the necessity for...


Opinions

Republican austerity measures hinder economic progress

The global economy is in a state of panic. I and lots of economists are very concerned about the possibility of an economic recession that might hurt many low- and middle-class workers....


Opinions

Bolsonaro poses serious threat to the Amazon

There is a long list of reasons not to support Jair Bolsonaro in the upcoming runoff election in Brazil. For example, some might believe that his public comments recently could be taken...


Opinions

College students should learn how to relax

You’ve just studied for hours and hours to get a decent grade on a midterm exam. Finally, exam day comes along. Let’s say that you feel good about the exam and all...


Columns

Utilitarianism can foster political progress

I could summarize the standard contemporary political system as an endless debate between sides to determine which policies will promote the most wellness for the most people. Eventually, one side obtains majority...