There is no doubt that recent years have brought radical gains for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the United States. The most prominent example of this is the landmark Supreme Court Case Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. While wins like this are commendable, and…


Headline: In our modern world of ever-advancing technology, recent generations seem to be less and less prepared to enter the American workforce as productive members of society — even as more and more graduate with degrees in higher education. …


As the world continues its decades-long debate over climate change’s impact on the environment, a little-noticed 2019 Stanford University study revealed a consequence few of us think about: the relationship between climate change and economic inequality. …


Populism has been thrown around a lot recently by people on both sides of the aisle, but what is it, and how does it compare to Reaganomics?

What is Populism?

Populism is a movement, both political and economic, that attempts to move away from the idea of elitism and appeal to the ordinary…


Each year the American Society of Civil Engineers grades the quality of American infrastructure. On average, American infrastructure has scored in the D’s — barely a passing grade. Republicans and Democrats both recognize that this poses a severe problem because unstable infrastructure is dangerous; for example, crumbling bridges and roads…


What is a Carbon Tax?

The carbon tax is defined as “a fee imposed on the burning of carbon-based fuels (coal, oil, gas)” and is used to limit their emissions. …


“What are we gonna do about these marijuana laws?”

While not the most viral song to reference cannabis, Ballyhoo!’s song “Marijuana Laws” (The OFFICIAL Anthem) is probably the only tune that discusses problems that challenge marijuana users today with an array of buoyant, reggae beats. …


Israel just held its fourth election in two years. The future of the country’s political sphere is up in the air between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing alliance of 52 seats and the left-wing coalition, which won 57 seats in the recent election. Both fell short of the 61-seat coalition…


Is Our Election Structure Too Complicated? Or Just Right?

For centuries, election structures and laws have divided the United States. Most recently, challenges surrounding the two-party system and voting laws have risen to the forefront of America’s concerns regarding our elections. The restrictive party system and the already challenging voting structure contribute massively to gridlock. …


During his 2020 campaign, Former President Trump highlighted immigration as one of his top priorities, particularly the need to decrease illegal immigrant crossings. His efforts to stem the flow of immigration during his years in the White House did not quite work out. From January 2017, when Trump took office…

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