Domestic Policy

Owning the Article: Jeff Bezos’s controversial hold on The Washington Post

By May 18, 2018

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The Washington Post is one of the most recognizable newspapers in the United States. It sits in a tier alongside such legends as the New… Read More ›

A Theft of Education: Howard University Employees Turn Financial Aid into Personal Funds

By May 18, 2018

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The Howard University scandal that has surfaced in recent months is not only an instance of fraud but of the theft of education. As details… Read More ›

Oklahoma Teacher Strike: Teachers Strike to Make Education Right

By May 18, 2018

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In Oklahoma, outdated textbooks fill classrooms, teachers struggle to pay their bills, and classes are overcrowded with students. Teachers have sparked well-deserved outrage and have… Read More ›

The Shooting of Stephon Clark: Continuing Police Brutality in the United States

By May 18, 2018

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Last month, two Sacramento police officers shot and killed Stephon Clark in his grandmother’s backyard. This shooting of yet another unarmed black man is just… Read More ›

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

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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

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“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

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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 ›

An Uphill Battle – What must Democrats do to succeed in 2018?

An Uphill Battle – What must Democrats do to succeed in 2018?

By February 26, 2018

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At this point in his presidency, Donald Trump is the least popular president in modern American history. His party trails by double digits in generic… 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

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“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 ›

Alabama Senate victory portends well for Democrats

Alabama Senate victory portends well for Democrats

By February 26, 2018

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Democratic underdog Doug Jones defeated his Republican opponent, Roy S. Moore, for Alabama’s second Senate seat in last December’s special election. The former federal prosecutor… Read More ›

Net Neutrality: How the FCC sold our freedom

By February 26, 2018

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Over 277,000,000 people in the United States use the internet. We use it to find jobs and plan events, to research, and to connect, and… Read More ›

Senator Hatch announces retirement: Romney holds hope for moderate influence

By February 26, 2018

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The decision by Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, 83, not to run for reelection means the loss of an influential senator who was once… Read More ›

Why Confederate statues need to go

By October 20, 2017

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Thousands of Americans marched in Charlottesville to protect a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. By the end of the weekend, 30 people were… Read More ›

Blaming Both Sides: Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

By October 20, 2017

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“I think there is blame on both sides. You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other… Read More ›

American Dreamers: DACA Rescinded

By October 20, 2017

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  When he was 15 years old, Alonso Guillén immigrated illegally to the United States. Eventually he worked as a host for a local Texas… Read More ›