Thatcher Montgomery Contributing Editor

Class of 2017


  • Pugwash wonders whether internet use is a human right

    At last week’s meeting, Pugwash joined Students for Science and Technology Policy to discuss whether the internet is a human right.

    SciTech | April 25, 2016
  • Buggy “Sweepstakes” sport combines athletic prowess and engineering skill

    Sweepstakes, also known as Buggy, is the sport of pushing small people (usually women) down hills. What makes this a sport, and not just bullying, is the Buggy itself: the wheeled vehicle containing the driver, propelled by the pushers.

    SciTech | April 18, 2016
  • Financial morality puzzles Pugwash

    Pugwash’s meeting last week was centered around the Panama Papers leak and the morality of whistle-blowing in general. In today’s information age, any leaked data spreads around the globe almost instantly, with no chance to take it back. When is it okay to spill the beans?

    SciTech | April 18, 2016
  • Cyber-space provides inauthentic analog for real world life

    Last week, Pugwash joined forces with the Humanist League for a joint discussion about the differences between the real and virtual worlds.

    SciTech | April 11, 2016
  • Sanders extends winning streak with victory in Wisconsin

    Last Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I–VT) won the Democratic primary in Wisconsin, with 56.6 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton’s 43.1 percent. Wisconsin follows a string of Sanders victories, but will this hot streak be enough to power through to the presidential nomination?
    From the beginning of the race, Sanders has challenged Clinton in an uphill battle for the Democrat nomination. In t...

    Elections | April 11, 2016

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