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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker is a senior editor at The Bulwark. His writing has been published in The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Examiner, and The Hill. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and Russian and East European Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.


Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 1)

June 23, 2022 12:30 pm

Don’t Give Trump Back His Twitter Weapon

Plus: Bad politics drives out good.
Benjamin Parker
June 20, 2022 12:01 pm

Juneteenth: What Do Our Holidays Mean?

Plus: Monkeypox is the new normal.
Benjamin Parker
May 26, 2022 5:30 am

Should Oligarchs’ Assets Be Seized for Ukraine Reparations?

It might sound good in theory but morally and legally it’s a bad option.
Benjamin Parker
March 8, 2022 4:44 am

Why NATO Can’t Move Into the Black Sea and Save Odessa 

The war will have to be won on land.
Benjamin Parker
March 4, 2022 5:30 am

The U.S. Is Not at War, But Its Civil Society Is Mobilizing Against Russia

The massive use of “non-state soft power” raises difficult questions.
Benjamin Parker
February 18, 2022 1:49 pm

Here’s What Sets Kamila Valieva Apart from Sha’Carri Richardson

Race, yes. Age, yes. What about the rule of (sports) law?
Benjamin Parker
February 1, 2022 5:30 am

The Case Against Concessions

Some American commentators think that giving the Russian dictator what he wants will lead to peace. Here’s what they’re missing.
Benjamin Parker
December 28, 2021 3:28 pm

The Five Best Stories of 2021…

Should all the b***s*** be forgot, and never brought to mind...
Benjamin Parker
December 28, 2021 5:30 am

War in Europe Could Be Imminent. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

The Bulwark spoke with the former commander of U.S. Army Europe about what's at stake in Ukraine and what American…
Benjamin Parker
December 27, 2021 11:37 am

… and the Five Worst Stories of 2021

Tomorrow, we’ll be happy. For now, it’s gonna be dark.
Benjamin Parker