The Death of Bipartisanship

By Malick Nythern Doucoure The Trump administration hits its 90 day landmark this Thursday and a quick glance at its scandals and achievements reveal deep divisions that will scar American politics for the next four years and unfortunately, the same could be said for the next few decades. The US Legislative branch’s de facto policyContinue reading “The Death of Bipartisanship”

Two Months Later: What Has Trump Actually Done?

By Thomas Sherlock No matter your political leaning, it’s safe to say the election of Donald Trump caused an almighty stir. From protestors literally wailing at his inauguration to his backers celebrating, everyone had expectations of a Trump presidency. Two months in, what has he actually done? In short, not much.

A (sarcastic) critique of “Identity Politics and the Political Spectrum”

By Peter Marshall ONLY A SITH DEALS IN ABSOLUTES -Obi Wan Kenobi, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith There comes a point when using the wholly academic Wikipedia to make a point becomes as bad as the Reductio ad Hitlerum fallacy (saying “Yeah, but Hitler thought/did that”). Mr. Ivlev wrote a DespatchContinue reading “A (sarcastic) critique of “Identity Politics and the Political Spectrum””

Identity Politics and the Political Spectrum

By Vladimir Ivlev “”Regressive left” (also formulated as “regressive liberals”) is a political epithet, used as a pejorative to describe a section of left-wing politics who are accused of paradoxically holding reactionary views by their tolerance of illiberal principles and ideologies, particularly tolerance of Islamism, for the sake of multiculturalism and cultural relativism.” -Wikipedia ThereContinue reading “Identity Politics and the Political Spectrum”

Donald and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

By Theo Larue Disclaimer: Donald Trump’s actions since he became President of the United States have angered many, causing him to receive an overwhelming amount of negative media attention. Because I’m a good imitator, this article is no exception. However, much of the media has been unable to cover every outrageous action Trump has taken,Continue reading “Donald and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month”

Trump And The TPP: Making China Great Again?

 By Carolynn Bass Has American president Donald Trump unintentionally begun the decline of American economic prowess? It certainly seems so, when one looks at his running platform and actions in his first month in office; threats to withdraw from many free trade agreements, and seeking to cut ties with China as well as alienating muchContinue reading “Trump And The TPP: Making China Great Again?”

From Liberty to Liability

 By Daniel Atherton “It’s a movement like we’ve never seen anywhere in the world, they say,” Trump said. “There’s never been a movement like this. And it’s something very, very special.”[1] Fifty-three and a half years ago, there was a movement like this – a movement of impassioned people, fearful for the direction of theContinue reading “From Liberty to Liability”

Fidel Castro’s Death, and What it Means to the Rest of the World

 By Jennifer Amspacher Fidel Castro was 90 years old when he died on November 25, 2016. He was frail and sickly, yet his death still came to the world as a shock. Fidel Castro was President of Cuba from December 2, 1976 to February 24, 2008, when he resigned and gave power to his brother,Continue reading “Fidel Castro’s Death, and What it Means to the Rest of the World”

Will Clinton’s Hawkish Reputation Cost Her the Election?

 By Raeesa Khan When Donald Trump announced he would be running for President, hardly anyone believed he had a realistic chance of becoming the Republican nominee let alone entering the White House. At first glance his egomaniacal persona, reality TV star status, and extraordinary receding hairline made him all but unequipped for the job.