Tag Archive: American politics

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

Private Eyes

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Last week, Bloomberg uncovered a secret surveillance program that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has been testing since January. Without notifying any elected officials or members of the public, the police outfitted small… Continue reading

Chat Corner: The Unfettered Equality team discusses Brexit, globalization and what it means for Europe going forward.

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SEBASTIAN: Really hoping the Brits don’t vote for exit. Would be pretty catastrophic. I don’t think an EU without Britain would survive, France and Germany are on the same page but they both… Continue reading

Yeezy 2020?

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  If Kayne West runs for president in 2020*, can he count on your vote? Before you answer, what if I tell you the alternative is Ted Cruz? Consider this counterfactual. President Hillary… 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

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