Nation/World

China’s Communist Collapse: Why Capitalism Is There To Stay

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Socialism is a dying concept in China; gone are the days of Mao’s green jacket and the People’s Communes. Walk down Nanjing Road in Shanghai today, and you will see the Chinese people spending more money than their grandparents dreamed of. General Motors, Rolex, Gucci, and thousands of other WesternRead 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

Students from the Class of 2017 wore their senior sweaters to last year’s Deerfield Day.

What Mexico’s Natural Disaster Means For American Diplomacy

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  On September 19th, a devastating earthquake rocked much of central Mexico. Beginning in Puebla, Mexico, the 7.1 magnitude quake quickly expanded to include surrounding areas such as Mexico City. The result was catastrophic — more than forty buildings collapsed, 355 people were killed (214 of them in Mexico City),Read More

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks at the 2017 Emmy Awards.

A Spicer Makeover? Not so Fast, Emmys.

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

It was not surprising when Stephen Colbert, Host of The Late Show and The Colbert Report, started the Emmys with a jolly politically-charged tune about escaping reality through television. But the viewers and audience members were in for a surprise when Sean Spicer, former White House press secretary, emerged fromRead More

143 million Americans were affected by the Equifax hack.

NO SHORTAGE OF LESSONS FROM EQUIFAX DATA BREACH

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Earlier this month, the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced a devastating data breach that leaked the personal information of 143 million Americans. This information included 209,000 credit card numbers and millions of social security numbers, along with driver’s license numbers, addresses, and phone numbers. In early March, an industryRead More

President of Singapore Halimah Yacob and her husband wave to supporters in September 2017.

Singapore’s New President Violates Core Singaporean Values

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In Singapore, the president is largely a ceremonial figurehead in a system where executive power lies with the prime minister.  However, it’s exactly the symbolic nature of the office and its reflection of core national values that makes this week’s unelected appointment of the country’s eighth president so striking.  OverRead More

Korean War veterans gather in Seoul to protest North Korean nuclear threats in March, 2016.

To Combat North Korea, Trump Must Listen To The Voices of Seoul

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In 2010, Yeonpyeong Island of South Korea was bombarded by North Korean artillery. It was the closest the two nations had ever come to reigniting a conflict that had stood still for 57 years — the Korean War. While these events were happening, I was living in Singapore, and tooRead More

Hillary Clinton’s Book Does Democrats More Harm Than Good

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Like many other liberals, I have a love-hate relationship with Hillary Clinton. I strongly supported her during the general election, but after her defeat, I felt angry with her for losing the election to such a poor candidate as Donald Trump P’00. In the days, weeks, and months following theRead More

Pro-DACA protestors in Los Angeles assemble to chant and display signs on September 4, 2017.

American Dreamers: Why Repealing DACA is UnPatriotic

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The summer of 2017 was a busy one for President Donald Trump P’00, as he made several controversial decisions that sparked discontent throughout the United States. While his equating of white supremacists with social justice activists was truly horrendous, the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programRead More