Volume 5, Issue 1
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By Krista Kaput
December 12, 2018
By: Amelia Shindelar
Voting is the cornerstone of any democracy, and a fundamental right recognized under international human rights law. In a U.S. political environment stoked with fear and disregard for civic decency and engagement, we are facing an ongoing attack against this right. This right is currently being suppressed through; strict voter identification laws, voter intimidation, purging of voter rolls and felony disenfranchisement.
By James E. Mitchell and Bill Harlow (Crown Forum 2016, 310 Pages)
By Joseph E. Stiglitz (W.W. Norton 2016, 237 Pages, 185 of text)
By: Lauren Walker Bloem
Manufacturing productivity in the United States has gone up, consistently, over the years. In fact, we make almost twice as much in manufacturing output as we did in 1987. How is this possible, when total manufacturing jobs over the same period of time has decreased by about 7,000,000 people?
By: Taylor Edward Crouch
The recent death of Cuba’s former president and revolutionary political leader, Fidel Castro Ruiz, has put into question the future of U.S. trade relations with the island nation. President Barack Obama re-established diplomatic ties with Cuba in 2014 by vowing to “cut loose the shackles of the past.” In the interest of U.S. trade policy and the protection of human rights, the current trade embargo with Cuba must be eliminated.
By: Jen Strait
The United States is a great country, arguably the best in the world. This country is filled with wonderful people from all walks of life, who have different backgrounds, and who have different beliefs and values. It is well known that roughly half of actual voters vote Democrat, and the other half of the voters vote Republican. It is also not a secret that often the newly elected president represents the opposite party of the incumbent party. President George W. Bush replaced President Bill Clinton, who replaced President George H.W. Bush; all representing a switch in political parties. Recall President Obama replacing President George W. Bush, he campaigned under the mantra of “Hope and Change”.