Politics

Clinton vs. Trump: Climate Change

Clinton vs. Trump: Climate Change

By January 16, 2017

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The environment is our most indispensable asset, the very foundation of our way of life and our prosperity. Everything we stand for and believe in… Read More ›

2016 Congressional Races: More Important Than People Think

2016 Congressional Races: More Important Than People Think

By January 16, 2017

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With Donald Trump’s abrasive comments and Hillary Clinton’s controversial past dominating the 2016 election cycle, many American voters have overlooked the Congressional seats up for… Read More ›

Manterrupting: Trump’s sexist mannerisms work in Hillary’s favor

Manterrupting: Trump’s sexist mannerisms work in Hillary’s favor

By January 16, 2017

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As an American politician, Hillary Clinton has spent most of her adult life in a man’s world. So when Donald Trump interrupted Clinton an astounding… Read More ›

The Necessary Path for American Trade

The Necessary Path for American Trade

By January 16, 2017

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This November’s election centers on a pressing question: do voters want to “Make America Great Again,” or become “Stronger Together?” While neither of these campaign… Read More ›

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

Pulse Shooting: Still No Excuse for Islamophobia

By January 15, 2017

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A gay nightclub. Latin night. Forty-nine dead. Fifty-three wounded. June 12, 2016: the worst mass shooting in recent American history (CNN). This shooting was a… Read More ›

First Presidential Debate: Hillary Clinton, The Lesser of Two Evils

First Presidential Debate: Hillary Clinton, The Lesser of Two Evils

By January 15, 2017

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What event was live-streamed across the world and had an audience of tens of millions of Americans sitting on the edge of their seats, glued… Read More ›

Gary Johnson: 7.5 million votes down the drain

Gary Johnson: 7.5 million votes down the drain

By January 15, 2017

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Sixty-six percent of Americans have never heard of Gary Johnson. Almost six percent are voting for him. If turnout roughly mirrors 2012 levels, of the… Read More ›

The Obama Years: How Far We’ve Come

The Obama Years: How Far We’ve Come

By January 15, 2017

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Eight years ago, Apple released its first iPhone, the Celtics won the NBA Finals, Stephenie Meyer published the finale of her bestselling Twilight saga, and… Read More ›

Super-delegates: cheating democracy, or maintaining balance?

Super-delegates: cheating democracy, or maintaining balance?

By June 10, 2016

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How does Clinton walk out of states like New Hampshire with more delegates than Sanders, despite the fact that Sanders won the popular vote? How… Read More ›

Color wars: Peter Liang’s sentence

Color wars: Peter Liang’s sentence

By June 10, 2016

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In a country that has historically claimed to possess a strong sense of justice, the shooting of Akai Gurley and consequent trial of officer Peter… Read More ›

Merrick Garland: Senate Republicans need to approve Supreme Court nominee

Merrick Garland: Senate Republicans need to approve Supreme Court nominee

By June 10, 2016

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Shortly after the sudden death of the conservative and widely respected Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama decided to nominate Merrick Garland, a moderate… Read More ›

Ted Cruz: illusions of the gold standard

Ted Cruz: illusions of the gold standard

By June 10, 2016

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Although Donald Trump now seems assured of the Republican nomination for President, some members of the party still hope for a contested convention, and in… Read More ›

Battle of the wives: Presidential candidates in a twitter fight

Battle of the wives: Presidential candidates in a twitter fight

By June 10, 2016

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The 2016 Presidential Race—the Republican Party particularly—has shown us many things we would never have expected to see: a reality TV character as the Republican… Read More ›

A Constitutional Convention: our Founding Fathers’ dream or nightmare?

A Constitutional Convention: our Founding Fathers’ dream or nightmare?

By May 30, 2016

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While much of the news surrounding Marco Rubio relates to whether or not he will be someone’s running mate, another aspect of his recent politics… Read More ›

To the Left and Back: A Shift in Trump

To the Left and Back: A Shift in Trump

By May 30, 2016

Politics:

Donald Trump’s most popular quality is his perceived honesty and direct communication. Perceptions aside, though, he may be the most dishonest and inconsistent candidate to… Read More ›