Tag Archive: 2016 Election

Sic Semper Tyrannis

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“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” — Milan Kundera I. Invention One of the first documentations of African people in British North America dates to 1619,… Continue reading

Our Rubicon Moment

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While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening to empire And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out, and the mass hardens, I sadly… Continue reading

The Seven Stages of Watching the Presidential Debate

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Remember when you’d watch a 90’s sitcom, and a celebrity from another popular show would make a guest appearance, and the canned audience track would go, “Woooooooo!”? That was this debate. That was… Continue reading

I Supported Hillary in 2008. Here’s Why I Support Bernie Now

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Richard Phillips is a policy analyst from Maryland. He graduated with a Masters in Public Policy from American University and lives in DC. His goal is to become the real-life Josh Lyman from… Continue reading

Democrats, Amnesia, and the Value of Black and Brown Life

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Brandon McKoy is a policy analyst from New Jersey. He graduated with a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.… Continue reading

Rand Paul and the Art of Privilege Checking

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There were many, many great moments in yesterday’s Republican Presidential Debate, and a few surprises as well. For one, the mere fact that CNN isn’t Fox News lent the moderators and candidates an… Continue reading

The Know Nothing Party, 2.0

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Reader, perhaps you too have turned on your television, taken in a news program, and thought, “What the hell is going on in America right now?!” Fear not. Because if history teaches us… Continue reading

Chat Corner: What are Bernie Sanders chances? Angie and Sebastian discuss the effect of early primaries on candidate momentum.

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Sebastian and Angie discuss presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his chances in the 2016 Democratic primary. The conversation is edited and compiled. *** ANGIE: So let’s talk about Bernie Sanders actual chances to win… Continue reading

Your (Continuously Growing) Presidential Candidate Cheat Sheet

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As the field of 2016 presidential candidates grows, it might become difficult for you to keep track. Well, we have you covered! Here is your cheat sheet for all the presidential hopefuls who… Continue reading