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Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

March 21, 2019

In the context of Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, which would be a massive economic stimulus to address climate change and income inequality, $50 billion would barely make a dent in this piece of legislation.

Is Gen Z Truly a “Liberal Tsunami”?

Is Gen Z Truly a “Liberal Tsunami”?

March 19, 2019

I expected some extreme and blatantly false proclamations, like “People in Gen Z believe it is possible to choose your species!” What I found was someone so out of touch with current issues that he paints reasonable concerns as an outrage against “traditional” society.

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

March 18, 2019

Why on God’s green Earth would anyone want to lie about a simple slip of the tongue like this? One rationalization stands out among the rest: Trump has been so engulfed by winning and privilege his whole life that he refuses to lose any battle, however small.

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

February 19, 2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz shocked the U.S. political world with his recently expressed interest in running for president in 2020 as a “centrist Independent.” He argues that the two-party system is irreparably broken, pointing to both the damage Trump has caused to the country while in office as well as his fear that the Democratic Party may be moving too far to the left.

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

February 19, 2019

This plan is not meant to racially balance the schools, but rather to desegregate the school system.

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

February 19, 2019

Amazon’s Feb. 14 announcement that the company would cancel its plans was the happy ending New York never saw coming.

The Nation Moved On From Parkland. We Haven’t

The Nation Moved On From Parkland. We Haven’t

February 19, 2019

When the news notification for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting first popped up on my phone screen, I turned it off without looking.

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

February 19, 2019

Regardless of how you may feel about Maduro’s presidency and the recent elections, it is clear that there is evidence which contradicts the narrative that the U.S. media has constructed. But this article is not so much about the controversy created by American media outlets over Venezuelan politics, it’s about whether or not the United States has the right to intervene in Venezuela’s affairs in the first place.

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

February 6, 2019

With more than one prominent female candidate, “playing the female-card” is out. The policies of these women will take center stage.

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

February 6, 2019

Here’s why a few of the potential and affirmed Democratic candidates for the 2020 election do not actually represent a progressive vision.

SATIRE  –  Voulez-Vous Change? : The Case for ABBA-narchy

SATIRE – Voulez-Vous Change? : The Case for ABBA-narchy

February 6, 2019

My proposition is simple: instead of letting Russia exert influence on our elections and our lawmakers, we should let Sweden take the reins.

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

February 6, 2019

While we are much too early in the process to accurately predict how primaries will go, we can point to some interesting analysis as to how this already-crowded primary will proceed.

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