Eliza White12 hours ago
Why Hate Speech Cannot Exist in America
As a teenager in a public school in California, I am constantly surrounded by leftist opinions. With my conservative views, I can find it quite frustrating when people are spouting their opinions with...
Katelyn Scovill 12 hours ago
Dear Donald
From a Female Environmental Activist
SKYLERIZED 15 hours ago
Reason First: Is the Black Woman a Target in the World?
The fury of the alleged white supremacist man is a thirst, that may never be quenched. For Austin Shuffield, the man charged with aggravated assault, interference with a 911 call, and public intoxicat...
Misha Alsleben18 hours ago
Teenagers Skipping School? No, Teenagers Demanding for Needed Change
March 6th of this year I turned 27, I pay my own bills, and I have two kids. I am, by definition, an adult. So are many people who are now weighing in on hundreds of teenagers throughout several count...
I See Humans, but No Humanity
I've started and stopped and deleted and rewritten this so many times because what do I say? What can I say? What do I say to mothers and fathers who have lost their sons and daughters, wives and husb...
Edward Anderson3 days ago
Feelings Trump Death
In the planning stages, this was going to be a satirical article about Donald Trump and how Senator John McCain hurt his feelings. Yet, during the course of research, it became evident that the premis...
Hannah Smart3 days ago
Talking with Andrew Yang, Our Best Hope for 2020
The 2020 Democratic Primaries are currently crawling with candidates hoping to face off against Donald Trump for the presidential bid, but one candidate stands out among the crowd, lurking in the back...
Caitlin McDonald12 days ago
Swimming Against the Tide
I’ve lived in the UK since 2006 when I first came over for graduate school. Every year the immigration rules became more stringent, sometimes in surprising ways. For example, when I realised that the ...
Noelle Clarke2 months ago
Politics, Travel & Influence
A little while ago, in endlessly scrolling through Instagram—as you do—I came across beautiful pictures of Myanmar, posted by a well-known travel blogger. I have never been personally interested in vi...
Your Slavery Footprint—How the Choices You Make Every Day Harms People and the Planet
As the new generation of young people, Millenials, Gen Z’s and the ones to follow, we are known for our fast fashion and trends that come and go quicker than night turns into day. Whilst some of us dw...
Lonely Allie .2 months ago
No, We Don't Need White History Month
As February opens its door, it is once again the moment to celebrate Black History Month. Officially recognized as such since 1976, the second and literally shortest month of the year, if I might add,...
J. P. Frattini2 months ago
Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is the Future of American Politics
The smart-talking girl from the Bronx who has no limits when it comes to slamming the President is making history every single day. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (or AOC) became a senator in a landslide vi...
Dear Donald
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Political Humor
Where political gaffes become comedy fodder.
Dear Theresa
Open letters to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; do it like they do on Downing Street.
Kofo Ajala7 days ago
Christchurch
On the March 15, 2019, the world witnessed yet another chilling reminder of the dangers of white supremacy to innocent lives. As it stands, 49 people are known to be dead and over 20 in critical condi...
Madison Rheam8 days ago
Illegal Immigrants
Contrary to popular opinion, illegal immigrants are living among us and aren’t planning on leaving. The United States is a place a lot of people believe "dreams come true" because of the many opportun...
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vince oath8 days ago
The United States Orders the Suspension of All Flights of the Boeing Model and the Company Recommends the Same "as a Precaution"
Boeing's announcement came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would "immediately" suspend the use of the 737 MAX aircraft models 8 and MAX...
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Brittany D19 days ago
What It Means to Be a Trump Supporter...​
As children, we grow up learning through our parents. We learn by seeing, experiencing and what we are taught. Depending on where you are from and what era your parents were from depends on your upbri...
Why Trump Bombed in Hanoi
When major summit meetings end as fast as the one just wrapped in Hanoi, it’s for one of two reasons: Either the summiteers realized they had no differences of opinion to slow things down, or they fou...
Paul Levinson21 days ago
Trump and the Media
A conversation about Trump and the media that took place last month.
Misha Alsleben18 hours ago
Teenagers Skipping School? No, Teenagers Demanding for Needed Change
March 6th of this year I turned 27, I pay my own bills, and I have two kids. I am, by definition, an adult. So are many people who are now weighing in on hundreds of teenagers throughout several count...
Rich Monetti4 days ago
A Look Back at the Horace Greeley Activism of Charlotte Bilski
A recounting of Charlotte Bilski and all her good work in Westchester... It's not hard to see. Too often, the world just isn't right. People still struggling in an earthquake's aftermath, Westchester ...
Peter Rose4 days ago
Climate Change and Protest
Climate change and orchestrated “protest”—how many people protesting actually know what is happening? The “rent a mob brigade” of disconnected people, many calling themselves anarchists, have joined w...
Tim Bryce5 days ago
Democracy Versus Republic
BRYCE ON POLITICS Do you know the difference? Click for AUDIO VERSION. One of my pet peeves involving politics is when people misstate our form of government. Normally, I would claim this as the fault...
Hunter Jacks16 days ago
Second Brexit Referendum
Brexit is the name given to the UK decision to leave the European Union. The EU is is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,7...
Patrick Hollis22 days ago
Labour Shows Support for Second Referendum—but at What Cost?
This week the Labour Party officially announced that the party would, as a collective, seek out and support efforts for a second Brexit referendum, fulfilling their expectations of being the party to ...
I See Humans, but No Humanity
I've started and stopped and deleted and rewritten this so many times because what do I say? What can I say? What do I say to mothers and fathers who have lost their sons and daughters, wives and husb...
Catherine Agati5 days ago
How Do We Measure Up?
Hakas are being performed multiple times a day in New Zealand at the moment and sadly it is not for a rugby game or wedding. The Hakas are being performed to honor the 50 people that recently lost the...
The Day of the Mandalay Bay Shooting
I grew up in the fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada for the last ten or so years of my young life. As you can probably imagine, the city life was just as fascinating to me as it was for any other child that g...
The Venezuela Crisis
Can Venezuela return democracy to the people?
Never-Ending Story of Corruption in Ukraine
Corruption had been a widespread and growing problem in Ukraine, way before the collapse of the USSR, when Soviet nature was present and country’s leaders used to be integrated in communist ruling eli...
Dr. Williamsa month ago
Assassination, Deceit, and Deception
What does the United States stand for today? The ideals that America was founded on were never before combined ... Liberty, justice, education, and morality these four basic principles were the basis ...
Xristos Katsaros15 days ago
The Narrative of Racial Divisions
When we open up to conversations about how we can guarantee unalienable rights to every person born, we need to talk about who is receiving the least rights in our current system. From class, race, ge...
Dr. Williams16 days ago
Remember When
We all know the signs of growing old. That old tried and true phrase "I remember when" conjures up memories of a distant past. A past that was filled with a harmonious union of fellowship, camaraderie...
The Two-Spirits of Montana
In Montana’s pre-Columbian history, there was a tradition of young boys and girls realizing that they were two-spirit and entering a new style of life which they felt better represented them. The two-...
The 11th Amendment
The 11th Amendment reads as follows: the judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by ...
The 10th Amendment to the Constitution
The 10th Amendment reads as follows: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
The 9th Amendment
“The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people,” this is the text of the 9th Amendment. On September 17, 1787 the An...
Dominic Martina month ago
The Security Dilemma and How It Can Be Solved
The Security Dilemma is one of the most important concepts in international relations and is a huge source of conflict between states. There have been many writers of the security dilemma like Ken Boo...
Edward Andersona month ago
Sly Spy
"You dirty, double-crossing rat." That is one of James Cagney's most famous lines. It is also applicable in many instances in politics and especially when it comes to the FBI and CIA. Most of their jo...
Patrick Hollis4 months ago
Martial Law Imposed in Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Increase Once More
The latest and most significant upscale of tensions between the Ukraine and Russia has had such major repercussions around the Ukraine that President Peter Poroshenko has imposed Marshall Law on the s...
Cato Conroya month ago
The 10 Best Online Courses for Mastering International Politics
Recently, scientists moved the Armageddon clock closer to midnight than it's ever been. This clock, which shows us how close we are to the end of the world as we know it, has been around for decades. ...
Meghan Kotz5 months ago
15 Essential New Year's Resolutions
Let's be real. We're in the day and age where being "woke" is what's cool. Even if it feels good to repost something semi-controversial (in the eyes of your right-wing uncle), it's not doing a whole l...
Lauren Skopkowski10 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...
Hafeezat Bishi16 days ago
Ilhan Omar: A New Target in Congress
Muslims have come under fire more than ever before under the recent presidential administration. Hate crimes have increased significantly, and visible Muslim women are more prone to attacks. As of 201...
Triston Jackson2 months ago
Protect Our 'Vote'
For the past decade, the Democratic Party has done what is in the best interest of the middle class, the impoverished, and LGBTQ community. As the middle class is becoming more race plural, the minori...
Triston Jackson2 months ago
'Build the Wall and Crime Will Fall'
The government shutdown for 34 days is costing 800,000 workers to work without pay. According to out of touch politicians this was just a bi-product and necessary turmoil to solve a national “crisis.”...
Dr. Williams22 days ago
We the People
History is filled with facts that are too often ignored, deemed not credible, or otherwise dismissed. But, if we fail to recognize that certain events in the past just may have far reaching consequenc...
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Claire Peters2 months ago
Personal Injury Law Myths and Misunderstandings
Our torts system is an extremely important part of the laws of our nations and states. The ability to sue another person is an important right, because it gives citizens who have been wronged by other...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
The Seventh Amendment
The seventh Amendment has to do with the legal system at large, and how one percent of juries actually decide civil cases that fall under the jurisdiction of the seventh Amendment. The seventh Amendme...
Eliza White12 hours ago
Why Hate Speech Cannot Exist in America
As a teenager in a public school in California, I am constantly surrounded by leftist opinions. With my conservative views, I can find it quite frustrating when people are spouting their opinions with...
Catherine Agati3 days ago
That's Racist
Recently the actor Orlando Jones, who plays Mr. Nancy on American Gods, posted a video on his Instagram. The video shows a white woman, Corinne Terrone, screaming racial slurs at a black man, named Er...
Liam Neeson and the Outrage Age
When you first heard it, it sounded as if Liam Neeson was offering an expression of life imitating art, speaking in an outtake from any of his Taken trilogy or Gangs of New York, or from Non-Stop or The Commuter, or a scene from his latest film, Cold Pursuit: the famed Oscar-nominated Irish actor as the bludgeoning avenger, the everyman prowling the streets, seeking justice — or at least vengeance. But Leeson’s admission in a Feb. 4 interview with The Independent, was a deeply personal one, and ...
Kenya Smitha month ago
Can Ye Ever Be as Good as Kanye?
Are we witnessing the downfall of Kanye West, also know as Ye? Has the “creative genius” turned into a creative moron? The star who once said “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” can now wear...
Hayley Dodwella month ago
Why Don't We Warm to Meghan?
I love the Royal family, always have. I love hearing news of a Royal wedding, or a Royal baby. I love the Queen, she has done her role to perfection. I feel tremendously proud to have such a great rul...
Cameron Duncan2 months ago
Ye and "Free Thought"
Music is an integral part of the culture in America. Specifically hip-hop, which according to USA Today, has recently overtaken rock as the most listened to genre in the US. Because of this, influenti...