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We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

Over the past two decades, the situation in Venezuela has inched closer and closer to a breaking point. The rule of leftist President Nicolas Maduro has devolved into a dictatorship, as opposition from his citizens has been met with stiff government crackdowns and imprisoning those […]

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Who’s benefiting from America’s notorious culture of lawsuits?

Civil Disobedience in the United States

Civil Disobedience in the United States

On Saturday January 20th 2018, one year after the first women’s march commenced in response to President Trump’s inauguration and issues within the country, the second women’s march has inspired women of all ages to come out and make it an annual tradition. This public and […]

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

This past December, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to remove the net neutrality regulations that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking consumer access to certain sites or charging different rates based on data usage. Like most media stories, the controversy behind the repeal […]

Celebrity Presidents and the Changing Political Landscape

Celebrity Presidents and the Changing Political Landscape

The presence of celebrities in American politics is quickly moving from an infrequent novelty to a commonplace occurrence. After a passionate speech at the Golden Globes during her acceptance of the Cecil B. DeMille award for career achievement, Oprah Winfrey has become the latest in […]

Weekend at Mitch’s

Weekend at Mitch’s

On January 20, 2018 at 12:01 AM, the US Federal Government, like an overwhelmed college student during finals week, missed its biggest deadline. Congress failed to pass another emergency funding measure that would extend Congress’ deadline to secure a bipartisan spending bill. As a result, […]

Net Neutrality: Who Wins and Who Loses?

Net Neutrality: Who Wins and Who Loses?

The repeal of net neutrality prompted an array of opposing opinions of where the internet is headed. Some believe that the repeal marks the beginning of an internet apocalypse and an imminent destruction of the world wide web, yet others predict that the repeal will […]

The Economic Impact of Brexit

The Economic Impact of Brexit

Even those who are the most oblivious to the current events of the world have heard of the word “Brexit”- a term used to describe the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union in June 2016. This referendum, which resulted in a slight majority […]

Strengthening the NATO-EU Strategic Partnership

Strengthening the NATO-EU Strategic Partnership

Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity. —Robert Schuman If you know nothing else about European politics, you’re likely at least familiar the existence […]

Iran Deal or No Deal

Iran Deal or No Deal

What’s the deal with the Iran Deal? Political analyst Anna Yurkova breaks it down.