Nick Bieter

Nick Bieter

Administrative Associate

Nick assists with the administration of Intellectual Takeout, while also acting as a contributing writer.

He received his BA from the University of Minnesota, majoring in Political Science. 

In his free time, he enjoys history, maps, reading, writing, skiing, running, and playing board games with friends.

Recent blog posts by this author

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Since Abraham Lincoln is a towering figure in American history, Democrats and Republicans alike seek to cast the man in their own image to support their respective agendas.   Both sides might want to be careful with such a move. In...

What is Hygge and Why Does Everyone Love It?

During these last few holiday seasons in Britain and America, a strange new concept has become incredibly popular. Occupying the minds of many of my female friends and family members, this concept is know as ‘Hygge” (pronounced Hoo-Ga). This word...

Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

If you want to be successful as a computer programmer, one of the best ways to show off your skills to prospective employers is to contribute code to open source projects. These projects, such as Firefox or the Linux Operating System, are frequently...

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

President Trump has had some pretty theatrical meetings during his tenure in the Oval Office, and his time with Kanye West was no exception. The event created loads of publicity and commentary from both the left and the right. One of these...

Colin Kaepernick and Why the NFL is the New WWE

Nike recently unveiled a huge advertising campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iconic advertising slogan, “Just Do It.” The central star of the new campaign is former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick. As you’ve likely...

If Middle Eastern Nations Are Stabilizing, Then Why Do the Refugees Keep Coming?

Over the past five years, a quiet humanitarian crisis has been erupting in South America. Beginning in 2009, but especially since 2015, almost four million people, or one in 10, have left Venezuela.   Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro’s...