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Expanding vocational programs to prisons and high schools

The United States unemployment rate decreased to 3.5% in September 2019, the lowest it has been since December 1969. Since 1948, the American employment...

America needs permanent military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Iraq War has spawned many unintended consequences. The rise of ISIS spread into Syria, in part causing the Syrian Migration Crisis, which has...

Pluralism is the answer to political violence in the Trump era

Political violence in this country is on the rise and the U.S. is in a time of great political extremism. Average American voters on...

There’s hope for Myanmar, but the road is a long and painful one

Since 1962, Myanmar has been, in one form or another, under autocratic military control, punctuated by disregard for civil rights and democratic institutions. Only...

Disney lobbies Congress to change copyright laws

Disney’s recent lobbying efforts have extended copyright laws far past their original expiration date. As a result, Mickey Mouse will not enter the public...

Campaign finance contributions are a threat to American democracy and should be addressed as...

In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed in his State of the Union Address that “the need for collecting large campaign funds would vanish if...

What America needs to learn about overseas intervention

America’s tendency to interfere in affairs overseas has put the world under an unofficial “American Empire.” Although the term ‘empire’ is not used by...

In a time of crisis, el-Sisi has kept Egypt afloat

In late 2010, a series of uprisings against oppressive regimes across the Middle East began in full storm. Also known as the Arab Spring,...

What the left’s surge means for the Democrats in 2020

Rumors have been floating quite a few Democratic National Committee (DNC) names around for the 2020 presidential elections, generating a significant level of buzz. The...