In politics, it’s easy to make un-fact-checked claims about the economics of foreign countries, faraway states, and everything in between. The logic is sound: if socialism, or neo-liberalism, or capitalism are working (or failing) elsewhere, it will do the same thing

I’ve dabbled into commentary on the state of American politics before but it has become evident that politics, at least in America, is no longer about policy – it’s about rhetoric and culture. Utilitarian arguments simply aren’t heard and certainly

It’s already been one year since what could be the tensest presidential election in modern American history, and still, more people than ever are upset with the results of our political system today. Polls show approval ratings at historic lows,

American politics were set ablaze this week, when new information regarding corruption within the Democratic National Committee came out involving the 2016 election. The former chair of the DNC, Donna Brazile, released information in her new book explaining that Hillary

Rebellious legislators are healthy for liberty, but only if they rectify the injustices of the failed executive. The histories of Rome and Washington have long been intertwined. Since the early days of America, the Founding Fathers ingrained law, philosophy, and even

Economics ought to be an area in which we’re all on the same side, because it’s just math; cold, hard, calculated objectivity. The problem is, people have feelings and aren’t always objective.  Their subjective experiences, their circumstances, and their self-interests cloud

Two incidents made the rounds on social media recently. First, a young student at UC Riverside was videotaped after confiscating a red “Make America Great Again” hat from a fellow student and evident Trump supporter. In the video she’s seen holding up

Jesus was apparently “a socialist who would support Bernie Sanders for president.” This is the opening line to an article reporting on a poll conducted by Barna Group, in which those surveyed were asked questions concerning the compatibility of political ideas

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