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Analyzing the aftermath of the election

Politics you should care about
November 14, 2020

So much for a typical transition In case you somehow missed it last week, the 2020 presidential election wrapped up after more than five days of uncertainty, mail-in hysteria and unrelenting Twitter...

A review of Amy Coney Barrett’s swearing in as Supreme Court justice

November 6, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice last Tuesday, Oct. 27, the third to be appointed under the Trump administration. Her hasty nomination was met with fierce disapproval...

Green Party presidential candidate talks about environmental and economic policy

Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins was disappointed that he wasn't invited to participate in the presidential debates.
October 30, 2020

Because only the two main political parties—the Republicans and Democrats—have a real chance at winning most elections, Americans tend to forget about the third and fourth biggest parties, the Libertarian...

RBG: Her death, her legacy and what comes next

RBG was a hero and inspiration to many. But in her death, her legacy is at risk.
September 25, 2020

On the evening of Sept. 18, one of the most powerful and influential people in America passed away. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of nine Supreme Court justices, and for many American women, she was a one-of-a-kind...

A tale of two conventions

Politics you should care about for the week 8/28/20
August 27, 2020

National party conventions have, for at least the last few decades, become a political red carpet of sorts. For the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in particular, which regularly sees itself supported...

Politics you should care about

The New York Times endorsed Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic nomination. Many were confused by the endorsement.
January 23, 2020

What a time it is to be American.  For only the third time in United States history the president has been impeached. Now, we’re caught in the midst of an impeachment trial like no other, with heated...

Senator Kamala Harris proposes a bill that will lengthen the school day

November 15, 2019

Last week, Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill titled “Family Friendly Schools Act.” The bill aimed at creating a pilot study in 500 schools, ultimately aligning school days with work days in working...

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