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Friday, October 18, 2019

One size does not fit all: Riverside homelessness

In 2018, “the number of homeless people in Riverside County decreased by 4 percent” compared to the year before. Clearly, this is a good sign: reducing homelessness is imperative to providing these individuals with...

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 the United States directly, other countries which express opposition to...

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 list of 2020 presidential hopefuls shows that there are two...

The danger of a no-deal Brexit on the island of Ireland

In June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.  For the past three years, the U.K. has been struggling to formulate an effective leave arrangement with the...

US Meddling in European Politics is Old News

Richard Grenell is not off to a very good start. The newly-appointed U.S. ambassador to Germany has already caused embarrassment and tension twice since his appointment in May, first with threats of sanctions against...

Unfair competition with the Sun? Trump’s folly and the danger of tariffs

  On Monday, Sept. 17, Donald Trump imposed 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of products imported from China, including goods like toilet paper and seafood. Although sizeable, these tariffs are merely the tip...

The Yale fraternity lawsuit highlights the frayed and complex nature of Greek life

Over hundreds of years, in spite of their earnest academic origins, traditional Greek letter fraternities have since become infamous for their involvement in the ongoing issue of collegiate sexual misconduct. Fraternity life has played...

Guns and Brazil: Bolsonaro seeks a simple solution to a complex problem

On Jan. 15, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro publicly signed a temporary decree essentially making it easier for civilians to purchase and own firearms. His actions were an attempt to fulfill one of his major...

Another look at the Italian election: are its consequences being ignored?

In March 2018, the Italian general election ended with a hung parliament after no running party achieved a clear majority in the legislature. Neither the center-right nor center-left coalitions, nor the populist Five Star...

Why Brazil shouldn’t battle criminals with a broken justice system

As one of his campaign promises, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he would push for a stricter crackdown on criminal activity by retaliating with higher levels of police brutality. Brazil has steadily declined in...