Johnny Vedmore2 hours ago
A Rough Guide to the Intellectual Dark Web - Peterson, Shapiro, Harris, and the Weinstein Brothers
The members of the Intellectual Dark Web have declared the start of a new era of utilising modern technological communication for the exchange of advanced cultural ideas. If you are unaware of this gr...
Lottie Toms18 hours ago
How Significant Was the Idea of Rugged Individualism in the USA During the Interwar Period?
‘It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.’ - Herbert Hoover‘I pledge you - I pledge myself to a New Deal for the American people.’ - Frankl...
James Howell18 hours ago
White Pride and Nationalism
I’m not exactly sure where these ideas come from. Essentially being born white or in a certain country is nothing more than a genetic lottery. Your parents created you wherever they were at the time. ...
Shaun Kolich19 hours ago
Socialism vs. Capitalism
History is full of examples of how socialism hasn't worked for modern countries. In Venezuela, people are starving, running out of supplies, and it often resembles a post-apocalyptic world. Sometimes ...
Carissa a day ago
From Conservative to Liberal
When I think of who I was during my teenage years, I cringe. I was against gay marriage, disliked Obama, and didn't believe climate change. That's right, I was a Republican. Looking back on this I can...
Shaun Kolicha day ago
The Trump Card
Having studied the world and politics, it has opened my eyes to different belief systems. I served in the US Navy for eight years and visited upwards to 25 different countries. Through my travels and ...
What Does Trump's Fuel Economy Mean for the Environment?
Donald Trump recently set out a plan to roll back on the fuel economy standards that the Obama administration previously put into place to make emissions standards stricter, and, in turn, decrease gre...
10 Best Female Political Writers You Should Follow
Politics, for the most part, seems to be a "guys' only" club. Our senators and representatives are mostly male. Politics reporters, too, also seem to be mostly male. Even the talking heads on televisi...
Heather Wilkinsa month ago
Energy Solutions for Florida
Florida is one of those states where it's sunny all year round. There's memes and jokes about some of the stupid things that happen in our state or the weather. People who live in Florida deal with sn...
Patricia Sarkar2 months ago
A History of Gambling in the USA
Gambling in the United States has enjoyed a rich and varied history and it’s one that continues to evolve. In May 2018, the US Supreme Court overturned the PASPA ruling that deemed sports betting to b...
Felix Martinez2 months ago
Cost Effective or Carbon Free?
Our way of life has consequences we choose to ignore. We enjoy driving our car down the highway. We expect electricity in our homes to power the things we feel we need. What people do not appreciate i...
Matthew Kresal2 months ago
Putin, Trump & 'Russian Roulette'
As of writing, we are eighteen months into the presidency of Donald Trump. That time in office has found his administration, intelligence agencies, and the news media focused on lingering questions fr...
Dear Donald
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James Howell18 hours ago
White Pride and Nationalism
I’m not exactly sure where these ideas come from. Essentially being born white or in a certain country is nothing more than a genetic lottery. Your parents created you wherever they were at the time. ...
James Howell2 days ago
When Will Hate Speech No Longer be Considered Part of Free Speech?
So we think about the first amendment, the right to free speech. This gives us the power to say that we don’t like a politician, or a certain policy. It gives us the right to disagree with each other ...
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Jaden Bleu4 days ago
Up and Running vs. Wobbly Stepping
A Comparison of Two Healthcare Systems
What Does Trump's Fuel Economy Mean for the Environment?
Donald Trump recently set out a plan to roll back on the fuel economy standards that the Obama administration previously put into place to make emissions standards stricter, and, in turn, decrease gre...
Alex Kemp11 days ago
Dear Donald
Dear Donald, Your attacks on the media not only make people worried and mistrusting of the news, but also lend itself to an authoritarian regime that cannot take criticism or complaint. Your insistenc...
Ben Kharakh16 days ago
The Blood on Trump's Hands
There is no end to the amount of suffering that is being perpetrated against the world by virtue of giving so much power to someone as undeserving as Donald Trump. The man has been coasting his entire...
Cassandra 6 days ago
Maternity Leave in Today's Society
Thanksgiving weekend of 2017 my boyfriend of three years and I found out we were going to be welcoming a baby boy into the world. My pregnancy flew by and soon I was trying to figure out how long I go...
Chris Ricks8 days ago
One Nation Under God
When you hear independence, liberty, and justice, what is the first image that pops into your head? For many, this is a simple question with a generic answer. Independence, being able to do what you w...
David Morrison10 days ago
Resist, Part 1
Saul Alinsky’s book, Rules for Radicals has been very influential in Western political circles in recent years. The book is all about putting together grassroots communities and suggests a range of ap...
Tim Bryce2 days ago
The Political War of 2018
BRYCE ON POLITICS Into the breach we go. Click for AUDIO VERSION. Back in January, I previewed the midterm elections and predicted this will become a "bloody" political war. Unfortunately, I was right...
Peter Rose6 days ago
The Rise of Right Wing Political Parties in the 21st Century
I often see on TV and media “experts” expressing surprise at the increasing support for right wing political parties all over Europe. Why surprised? If the experts are knowledgeable and actually think...
Tim Bryce9 days ago
Mayhem in the White House?
BRYCE ON POLITICS - Fact or fiction? Click for AUDIO VERSION. The Democrats have a dilemma. They are rapidly approaching the 2018 midterm election and have nothing to offer the American voters other t...
Homeless in Paradise
Southern California is stereotypically known as the land of dreams. The weather is almost always perfect, year round. Palm trees sway in the breeze. Winters are typically mild and welcoming. Tropical ...
Zee Malik9 days ago
From the Eyes of a Refugee
I had always heard the rockets but never seen them until today, each strike was closer and more powerful than the last. These lifeless, ugly contraptions had rained down on us stealing any happiness o...
She Writes10 days ago
Public Housing
I often joke describing my Instagram posts as, “projects chronicles shenanigans.” Of course, this is nothing to joke about, but just my way of bringing some levity to real life for many of us who live...
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Dr. Williams13 days ago
Deep State
When we look back at the down fall of the United States—and we will, sooner or later—the one pivotal factor that ultimately spelled the beginning of America's decline was a piece of legislation that h...
Miles Gordon2 months ago
Refuting the Palestinian Narrative
Even as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues to violate international protocol by using dangerous chemical weapons against its own people, Iran sponsors organizations to destabilize several Sunn...
F*ck the Corruption
What is corruption? I don't want to copy any definition from the Internet so I'll rather offer my own one. To me corruption means bending the rules of the fair game into your advantage. It means emplo...
Lottie Toms18 hours ago
How Significant Was the Idea of Rugged Individualism in the USA During the Interwar Period?
‘It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.’ - Herbert Hoover‘I pledge you - I pledge myself to a New Deal for the American people.’ - Frankl...
The United Empire of America
The United States likes to think of itself as an alternative to the empires of old, but in the Philippine-American War, America proved itself to just be a new version of that same imperial structure. ...
Sarah Elizabeth6 days ago
Pluralism in the Eyes of Gray and Asian Cultures
The pluralistic framework is embodied in the writings of John Gray can extend in ways to comprehend the values found in Asian countries. Pluralism is clarified as a system of society in which individu...
Tricia Gives It to Her Congressman!
TNP co-host, Tricia Smith, asks her Congressman, Blaine Luetkemeyer, seemingly difficult questions in response to his newsletter lauding his and his party’s “accomplishments.” Read below and judge for...
Ariadne Romanos2 months ago
Writing to a Government Official
Do you feel strongly about something going on in politics right now? (I'm sure your answer is, "Yes," like many other of the millions of Americans). Do you express your political beliefs/feelings to f...
Joshua Lowenberg3 months ago
Could the "Blue Wave" Be Starting to Break Far from Shore?
The Democratic party is being plagued by multiple issues that could easily keep them from retaking the Congress. The "Blue Wave" which Democrats had been hoping for (taking many congressional seats an...
Anna Flaherty7 months ago
Why We Have to Sympathise with Terrorists if We Want to Fix the Problem
Perhaps to you that seems like a bold statement, something radical and unacceptable. But allow me to explain... There is no universal definition of terrorism, but there are some rules as to what is wi...
Patrick Wilson7 months ago
How Likely Is War with North Korea?
As you've seen on the news, the North Korean administration is getting itself lots of attention in the Western world. Threat of war looms over us, and Trump acts as a catalyst, returning verbal fire a...
Mark Grigoriev9 months ago
Russia Defeats ISIS in Syria
A Russian coalition consisting of Syrian forces and their allies took over the last ISIS stronghold in Syria, the city of Abu-Kemal. The flags of Syria and Russia as a sign of their defeat of the last...
Lauren Skopkowski3 months ago
Drugs You Didn't Even Know Existed
A recurring theme in the psychology of addiction is that the opposite of addiction is connection. That means that getting hooked on opioids is more about an inability to achieve emotional intimacy tha...
Angie Stilla year ago
40 Truths About 2017 America
1. Trump will never make America great again for anyone making less than $1 billion annually. And, let's face it, for billionaires — this place has always been great. 2. All human beings deserve good,...
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Blake O'Connor9 days ago
10 Interesting Facts About Robert Mueller Everyone Should Know
Robert Mueller will be one of the most important names in American history books for years to come. His accolades already place him among the greatest defenders of iconic American values of rule of la...
"Why Us?" Say White Male Democrats
For one thing, being represented by a White man in a district that’s predominately Black and Brown and female—no matter how progressive the person—is actually not representative in the way a represent...
SKYLERIZED 25 days ago
Elegy for a Maverick of Mixed Premises
Most men are gray in terms of their convictions. They hold onto good and life-affirming ideals while also clutching toxins at the same time. Many men have exhibited this dichotomy much like the late S...
Patricia Sarkar6 days ago
California Court Ruling Puts iGaming Legislation Hopes on Ice
California’s court of appeal ruled against a Native American tribe operating online bingo games to Californian residents. The latest rejection brings into question the prospect of California ever havi...
Rose Mcgowen8 days ago
DeVos and Title IX
In recent weeks the discussion of Title IX reform was made public and we had a glimpse of the change to Title IX. Many of the reforms that were put in place by Former Vice-President Joe Biden were put...
Healthcare and Democracy
I’m an independent for one, so I’m playing both sides. But at the same time, I have to say that Republican’s attempt to hijack the Affordable Care Act will not succeed. The Supreme Court ruling upheld...
Blake Dylana month ago
Kalvin Garrah Was Deleted and Chase Ross Was Demonetized—Youtube Loves Punishing Its Trans Creators
This morning, many queer individuals woke up to shocking news on Twitter: Kalvin Garrah's channel has been deleted. #BringBackKalvin. While some are devastated or disappointed, others are content with...
SKYLERIZED a month ago
Why Are You Ranking: Most Significant Moments Regarding Kanye West as Expressed by American Presidents Listed from ‘Good Life’ to ‘So Appalled’
As he has hinted at an award show, rapper, producer, fashion designer, husband, father and omaven Kanye West wants to be President of the United States of America by 2024. But does he know about the I...
Karina Thyra2 months ago
Cartoons and Fake News: A Rude Awakening into the Plague of a Digital Society
In an era where peddlers of fake news thrive like flies in a dumpster, people of goodwill may attempt to clean up the mess, but most will still believe the bs. Very recently, I came across a Facebook ...
Johnny Vedmore2 hours ago
A Rough Guide to the Intellectual Dark Web - Peterson, Shapiro, Harris, and the Weinstein Brothers
The members of the Intellectual Dark Web have declared the start of a new era of utilising modern technological communication for the exchange of advanced cultural ideas. If you are unaware of this gr...
Niall LMa month ago
Harry Belafonte
Of 20th century civil rights activists Harry Belafonte is one of the most passionate messengers. Belafonte was widely praised in the 1950s as the King of Calypso—he is remembered as a friend of Martin...
George Herman3 months ago
Best Political Writers of All Time
Whether they were for or against the government shouldn't matter. The matter at hand should be more accentuated by what their words still mean to this day, how their eras have shaped our own, and the ...