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Saturday, September 21, 2019

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...

Off the feed: A study on slang

I usually know I’m getting old when there’s a new popular saying I don’t completely understand. Certain slang words come and go faster than I can learn them. Although it makes me feel totally...

Obama’s 2020 endorsement should reflect the moderate policies that marked his presidency

Like a superhero that has gone into retirement, President Obama has been absent from politics since his term as president ended in 2016. However, this does not mean that he has completely abandoned politics....

Bill Clinton’s scandalous exit means trouble for impeachment today

20 years ago, starting Jan. 9, 1999, and continuing until the beginning of February, the second ever Senate trial of a president of the United States was held, starring former President Bill Clinton. His...

Lessons from France: nationalism vs. patriotism

  At a World War I commemoration event on Nov. 11 in Paris, President Emmanuel Macron of France seemed to directly address the concern surrounding President Trump recently proclaiming himself a nationalist. In his speech...

With the rise of Uber, the taxi industry is too small to survive

Throughout the past decade, the ridesharing company Uber has established its prominence in the transportation industry worldwide. A fixture of the sharing economy that is developing  among millennials, Uber’s growth has largely displaced the...

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...

Lies, fabrications and division: a response to the President’s address on immigration

On Dec. 22, the government shut down for the third time this past year. The shutdown has affected one-fourth of the federal government, which represents over 800,000 federal workers. This shutdown was caused entirely...

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...