Articles by: Audrey Powell '19

Former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter hands a document to President Donald Trump P'00.

Trump’s Praise Of Rob Porter Promotes Violence Against Women

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 9, President Donald Trump P’00 praised former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter despite accusations of domestic abuse by Porter’s two ex-wives. Porter had resigned from his position just two days previously, after his former spouses, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, stated that they had been emotionally andRead More

Shutdown Highlights Partisanship Run Amok

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On January 19, the U.S. government shut down for the first time in four years due to an inability to agree on a bill to fund the government. After the shutdown, legislators bickered and blamed the opposite party over and over again so as to avoid taking responsibility for theirRead More

President Donald Trump in a meeting at the White House on January 9, 2018.

Trump’s Comments On Africa Yet Again Reveal His Racism

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ever since Mr. Donald Trump P’00’s began his campaign for President of the United States, his supporters have denied his blatant racism. Over and over again, he has proved those supporters wrong by using derogatory remarks to describe certain races and identity groups. The latest example of this occurred onRead More

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have engaged in an increasingly threatening feud.

Trump and Kim’s Feud Endangers Americans and Global Stability

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

One of the jobs of the President of the United States is to maintain stable foreign relations with other nations across the globe. While this has not always been achieved due to widespread conflict and war, these exceptions do not diminish the essential presidential responsibility to communicate with other worldRead More

Dustin Hoffman in the 1984 Broadway production of Death of a Saleman, the play during which he has been accused of sexual assault.

By Confronting Dustin Hoffman, John Oliver Demonstrates True Allyship

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Throughout the public sector, particularly in politics, men claim to be “advocates for women.” For some, such as those who participate in writing laws that protect reproductive rights and that works towards eliminating the gender pay? gap., this statement is legitimate and believable, However, many politicians and public figuresRead More

Governor-elect of Virginia Ralph Northam strides onto stage at a campaign event.

One Year After Trump, Progressive Recovery Is In Sight

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

November 8, 2017 marked one year since Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States. As one of the many blemishes marring America’s history, his election is often a painful memory that lingers in the minds of millions across the political spectrum. Despite the horrifying decisions TrumpRead More

Robert Mueller’s Counsel Begins to Uncover Trump’s Russian Corruption

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since Robert Mueller’s appointment in May as special counsel to investigate Russia’s role in Donald Trump’s P’00 2016 presidential campaign, not much progress seems to have been made in understanding how and why the Russians interfered in the election. However, during the week of October 30, several new revelations wereRead More

To Protect Women’s Rights, Health Insurance Must Fund Birth Control

October 19, 2017 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

On October 6, the Trump administration rolled back the Obamacare-era requirement for employers to include birth control in their healthcare plans. This decision makes it easy to deny female employees a basic health-related need based on opposition to religious or moral beliefs. While the White House is arguing that it’sRead More

Lock Them Up: The Trump Administration’s Email Double Standard

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As first reported by the New York Times, four current and two former White House officials have been using private email accounts to discuss government business — further proving the severity of the hypocrisy demonstrated by the Trump Administration. Just one day before the publication of the Times’ article, PoliticoRead More