Jun. 2, 2017
Free speech propaganda and the right to be heard
Free speech is the most important right we have. The Founding Fathers, understanding it as the prime element in a free society, wrote it into several amendments of the United States Constitution. The First Amendment guarantees it as a right in terms of individual and collective speech on civil and religious matters, whether by personal expression, public assembly or private worship.
May. 19, 2017
Comey’s firing is criminal
Another day, another way to save face for President Donald Trump. That’s how you could summarize the firing of former FBI Director James Comey May 9.
Apr. 28, 2017
The Bigly failure of Trump’s first 100 days
This Saturday will be the 100th day of the Trump presidency.
Apr. 14, 2017
The Russian tripact
At first glance, Putin looks like a Communist. He was a former KGB agent before the collapse of the USSR — known as the Committee for State Security in English, the KGB was the security agency for the Soviet Union — he leads an authoritarian regime, and he has publicly lamented the collapse of the USSR.
Feb. 24, 2017
Trump should not be considered a fascist
Nowadays, it seems to be popular to label Donald Trumps a “fascist”.
Feb. 17, 2017
Defending the neurodiverse
It’s amazing when you look high up in our government how much garbage you can find.
Jan. 27, 2017
What should the left do in the age of Trump?
Get over it, Joe Biden was advising us the other day. It’s happened, it’s done.
Sep. 30, 2016
Electing your student government
Fall Undergraduate Student Government Association elections are coming up quickly, and there are no less than 17 open positions in the legislature, not counting freshman positions which are always vacant for this election.
Jul. 22, 2016
The impacts of helicopter money today
Helicopter money has become popular among economists and policy makers as a result of the ineffectiveness of conventional monetary policy in an environment of near zero and negative interest rates. It has become more so after the unconventional Quantitative Easing policy outlived its usefulness and Brexit became a reality. This article defines helicopter money dropping and explains its significance as an unconventional monetary policy in the current economic environment that includes Brexit.
Apr. 8, 2016
Too divided to function
The city government is made up of several departments, each covering a separate area of work that needs to be done, which allows for flexibility. In theory, that design is fine. It’s functional. In practice, its implementation has some issues.