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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Marxist elements show in American Society

In 1848, German philosopher Karl Marx delineated in his Communist Manifesto that society, at the time phasing through a period of industrialization and capitalism, would become continuously split into two distinct economic classes known...

What Mexico Can Learn From Venezuela in Upcoming Elections

Times are changing and they are changing fast. Emerging leaders invoke nostalgic memories of what the world used to look like and draw attention to each respective country’s “glory days”. Candidates and executives such...

Unknown territory ahead as the president claims he can pardon himself

On June 4, President Donald Trump tweeted that he had the “absolute right” to pardon himself, a novel and unprecedented legal claim that he apparently considers his constitutional right. His attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has...

Off the Feed: The buzz behind BuzzFeed videos

Watching BuzzFeed videos is a lot like eating potato chips — one is never enough and there’s always an overwhelming sense of guilt after a binge. However, regardless of how much time they waste...

Off the Feed: Vlogging —the “Real” reality TV?

With the advent of on-demand viewing services like Netflix and Hulu, it’s rough out there to be a burgeoning television show. But somehow, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” successfully navigated through this precarious territory...

In the name of diversity – except Asian-Americans

  In an effort to further combat college applicant processing based on race, the Trump administration is investigating Yale University, which has received accusations of discrimination against Asian-American applicants. Around a month ago, the Justice...

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...

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...