politics

Politics does not dictate our collective cultural mindset as much as it simply reflects it; We've got to look in the mirror sometimes, and we've got one.

Johnny Vedmore7 days ago
The Potomac Institute, the CIA, and 9/11
The Potomac Institute has grown steadily since September 11, 2001. In May of the same year, before the attacks that defined American foreign policy for a generation, the Potomac Institute for Policy S...
Are You Liberal, or Your Kind of Liberal?
‘I’m a believer of free speech.’ ‘I don’t judge.’ ‘People should be allowed to express their opinions freely...’ This is the current soundtrack to today’s society. It’s quite a beautiful tune if truth...
Guillermo Calvo22 days ago
On the North Korean Crises and the New Silk Roads
A recent informal discussion among several academics and civic leaders outside of the United States trying to understand and analyze emerging trends in light of emerging crises touched on a very distu...
Nick Carter22 days ago
How Much Do We Brits Pay for the Queen?
Can anyone argue that there is nothing more British than Queen Elizabeth II or her main residence, Buckingham Palace? Both sell the UK overseas to our friends and neighbours and act as magnets for ove...
RG
Robert Gregory25 days ago
Dear Comrades
This is going to be a recurring theme in a lot of these essays, so I might as well get it out of the way now. We all love our liberties, or think we do, and I'm no exception. Yet most of you, as you r...
Cicely Blaina month ago
Racist British Media Ruined Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival is the second biggest carnival in the world, after Rio de Janeiro. Given the almost polar opposite climate and demographic of the UK, I would say that’s quite impressive and real...
Padma Thornlyrea month ago
Indian Guides
A truly moral nation, wishing to leave as its legacy the foundational principles and guiding ideals of freedom, fairness, justice, responsibility, and love and regard for future generations, must full...
Gabriel Cabreraa month ago
The Thing About Alexandria
In October of 2004, I attended Scott Air Force Base Elementary School in the Mascoutah Community Unit School District Number 19. My best friend was a boy named Max. My favorite food was a double chees...
DW
Dr. Williamsa month ago
National Economic Reforms: Department of Economic Development
Not since FDR has the United States been faced with the enormity of rebuilding America's economy and infrastructure. Today, our economy and our infrastructure is putting this nation's security and sta...
American Tragedy
"Though African Americans and Hispanics make up approximately 32% of the US population, they comprised 56% of all incarcerated people in 2015." – NAACP Criminal Justice Fact Sheet. Fuck a beat, I was ...
Tim Brycea month ago
My Speech on the Mainstream Media
Recently, I was asked to give a talk at a local Republican Club meeting regarding my experiences with the press. Actually, I was a last minute substitution for a gentleman who was suddenly called out ...
Johnny Vedmorea month ago
Brexit Terrorism: The Foreseeable Future of Britain’s Brexit Violence
The tectonic political plates of the United Kingdom are shifting and it’s about to cause the most violent vibrations that this island nation has ever experienced. On EU referendum day 2016 we measured the size of the seismic spikes and on that day it was 52% for leave to 48% for remain. But all those who took part know that the result could have been different if the ballots had been cast a week before or after. The fluctuating polls running up to the vote left the losers feeling sickened once t...
Charlottesville
Charlottesville. The name of the town alone sounds so welcoming, or at least, it used to. It's a Southern city that has now been tainted by alt right, neo-Nazis, and other vile groups that want nothin...
Tim Brycea month ago
What the Attacks on Our Monuments Truly Means
The attacks on our national monuments have less to do with history and social consciousness, and more to do with control over today's political climate. Allow me to explain. We hear of statues in the ...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
Paris Reels as Another Attack Hits France
Levallois-Perret, France, is the most densely-populated town in Europe (per Wikipedia) and while the town usually enjoys picturesque views and moderate temperatures, this morning (August 9), it became...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
Can Art Save The World?
Right now, it feels like the world is on the brink of a global nuclear war. Korea has been flexing its military prowess. China has been slowly trying to move into certain sections of the South Seas. A...
RJ
Robert B. Jordan2 months ago
Apathy
The 2016 General Election set an all time low for voter turn-out at 55.4%. The highest turn-out in the past 60 years was 62.77% in 1960 according to The American Presidency Project. In the 56 years be...
Sabrina Overbay2 months ago
My Calling
Much of America and the world feels a tug. It is an anxious feeling like a ball in the pit of our stomachs. We all know that big changes are happening. We just don’t know exactly how it will all play ...