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.

Rae'Lee Klein6 days ago
A Young Experiment Failing Too Soon
When thinking of America, many ideals come to mind. Freedom, independence, liberty, and democracy prove as the standout values that the country holds dear. Just as any other country, a deep history ho...
Tim Bryce8 days ago
Time to End the Mueller Investigation
BRYCE ON POLITICS - But not for the reason you may think. Click for AUDIO VERSION. It's time to wrap-up the Mueller investigation, not because they haven't found anything of substance yet, but because...
Cecilia Cain12 days ago
What AMLO's Election Means
I'm trying to think of a way to start this that doesn't sound like the usual white-girl-studies-abroad-and-becomes-enlightened story, but I don't know if there is one. Last year, I had the opportunity...
How Evers Beat Walker
In 2014, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker beat bicycle entrepreneur Mary Burke by 136,793 votes. In 2018, Walker lost to State Superintendent of Education Tony Evers by a margin of 30, 576. What factor...
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Patrick Hollis18 days ago
Why Hilary Clinton's Comments on Immigration Show the Weaknesses of the Centre Left
Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton this week suggested a plan for Europe to prevent the rise of right wing populists; by essentially taking a leaf out of their book. Talking with ...
Tim Bryce22 days ago
Understanding Nationalism
BRYCE ON POLITICS - Creating "Win-Win" situations. Click for AUDIO VERSION. I find the vilification of nationalism to be appalling. It is being depicted as some sort of Fascist, racist, unpatriotic in...
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Patrick Hollis23 days ago
Brexit Secretary 3.0: Who Is Next to Sip from the Most Poisoned Chalice in British Politics?
The role of Brexit secretary is perhaps the most talked about position in European politics these days. Stephen Barclay is the third MP to be given the seemingly impossible task of leading the UK into...
Unity or Disorder
One hundred years ago, the end of World War I was declared on a railroad carriage. On the occasion of the event, political leaders met in Paris to celebrate cooperation and unification. But are the co...
Trump Faces Hurdles in 2020
In 2016, Donald Trump eked out a win in the electoral college by virtue of his strength in the industrial midwest. He did so by outflanking Hillary Clinton on the left, decrying trade deals that had c...
Ryan Wastes Another $7.4 Million
Paul Ryan's efforts to save incumbent Republicans fell short twice more this week. In Maine 2, Jared Golden defeated Bruce Poliquin. Golden makes history as the first person elected to Congress by ran...
Ryan Wastes $38 Million on Midterms
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan went all out in his efforts to protect the House majority, and he failed rather spectacularly. His Congressional Leadership fund raised $140 million and spent just over ...
Tim Brycea month ago
Breaking up the Media/Political Vicious Circle
BRYCE ON THE NEWS MEDIA - Time to break the cycle. Click for AUDIO VERSION. The 2018 mid-term elections was the largest campaign of its kind in history, both in terms of votes cast and campaign money ...
Liam Cashina month ago
Gerrymandering
Gerrymandering is an issue which may certainly affect the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, because it can provide a significant advantage to both the Democratic and Republic...
Sam Malloya month ago
The Crushing Duopoly of American Politics
In wake of recent events, whether in news casting or general public indecency, it has become clear to me that our great nation, which was once founded in hopes of freeing people from the clutches of l...
Tim Brycea month ago
2018 Midterms—What's at Stake?
BRYCE ON POLITICS - The morality of the country. Click for AUDIO VERSION. Midterm elections are normally as exciting as watching grass grow. A handful of people usually show up to elect dog catchers a...
M. Tomascha month ago
Civil Rights Are Human Rights
An outcry from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Plus (LGBTQ+) community arose Sunday morning following an article published in The New York Times reporting that the Trump administration...
Michael Blair2 months ago
Time and Time Wait for No One
Every time I write something about the SNP, I optimistically think there's nothing more to say. They couldn't possibly surpass the idiocy previously shown, but they can and they do. And as always, I a...
Lex Renee2 months ago
A Letter to the Other Side
To my family, Although I offend stay quiet when you discuss current events, and scroll past your Facebook posts without the urge to make outraged comments, it doesn’t mean I agree with your views. You...