Domestic Policy

Gerrymandering our Country to the Right: How Legislatures Manipulate the Voices of America

Gerrymandering our Country to the Right: How Legislatures Manipulate the Voices of America

By February 26, 2018

In 1812 Massachusetts Governor Gerry Elbridge passed legislation to change senatorial districts and secure the positions of Federalist Party candidates. His new, seemingly random, change… Read More ›

Gillibrand deserves a long look in 2020

By February 26, 2018

“What happened?” asked Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton after her failed 2016 Presidential bid and the temporary collapse of the Democratic Party. Within days of… Read More ›

Can the #metoo Movement Trump Trump?

Can the #metoo Movement Trump Trump?

By February 26, 2018

At the dawn of 2018, Oprah Winfrey captured the world’s attention with her Golden Globes speech. Speaking to younger girls, she proclaimed that “a new… Read More ›

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Reaches the Supreme Court: Not a Piece of Cake

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Reaches the Supreme Court: Not a Piece of Cake

By February 26, 2018

“I’ll do almost anything for cake— even trample little children!” said Gayle King, a CBS news anchor. While this was an attempt at lighthearted humor… Read More ›

International

The North Korean Dilemma: should the U.S. foster the nation’s entrepreneurs?

By February 26, 2018

North Korea is wedged between a corrupt and inexperienced dictator, international sanctions, and a global nuclear crisis, propped up economically only by other communist nations.… Read More ›

Women in the Workforce: wiping out the wage gap

By February 26, 2018

2018 began with a victory for women in the workforce. On New Year’s Day, Iceland’s bill to eliminate the wage gap went into effect. The… Read More ›

Politics

Trump and the Military: Let Selfless (Transgender) Patriots Serve

By October 20, 2017

After a turbulent first six months in office, President Donald Trump stirred up controversy once more by ordering the Pentagon to ban transgender individuals from… Read More ›

White House Resignations: Numerous departures reveal the tumult inside Trump’s administration

By October 20, 2017

In a span of less than eight months, President Trump’s administration has suffered a record-setting number of casualties with the departures of nine White House… Read More ›

Playing Politics: A Democratic Comeback

By October 20, 2017

Since the 2016 election, Democrats have struggled to regain control of American politics. Today Republicans control all three branches of the federal government, along with… Read More ›

A Better Deal: Reviving the Democratic Party

By October 20, 2017

Democrats have failed to rebrand themselves since their defeat in the 2016 elections. Perhaps their best efforts were the slogans proposed by the Democratic Congressional… Read More ›

John McCain’s Bipartisanship: Republican Senator demonstrates much needed political and moral grit

By October 20, 2017

When politicians strive to win “for the sake of winning,” everyone loses. The Senate’s responsibility is to collaborate and compromise, producing functional and effective legislature.… Read More ›

Food For Thought

A Time for Recognition : Time Magazine acknowledges The Silence Breakers as its Person of the Year

By February 26, 2018

Sexual harassment survivors have entered the spotlight in a way they never have before. Due to the newfound attention, survivors are receiving as a result… Read More ›

False Conspiracy Theories against Apple

By February 26, 2018

For many years, Apple, Inc. has been accused of intentionally slowing down its older generation iPhones to ensure that customers will purchase new iPhones. These… Read More ›