Nation/World

A medic escorts an injured child to an ambulance in western Mosul.

America Must Pray For Mosul, Too

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Above the skyline of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city,    looms the famed leaning minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, which has called masses to daily prayer since the 12th century A.D. Unfortunately, this monument no longer serves as a testament to Iraq’s remarkable history, as it once did.Read More

An anti-referendum poster in Zurich, Switzerland originally stating, “Unchecked naturalization? No to an easier path to citizenship.” 
Vandalized to read “Unchecked incitement? No — Yes to an easier path to citizenship.”

Switzerland’s Immigration Referendum Is No Better Than America’s Muslim Ban

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Are you angry about President Trump’s P’00 recent executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority states for 90 days?  Are you outraged over the White House’s plans for “extreme vetting” of these immigrants?  You have every right to be.  The hastily arranged order not only panicked legitimate visa holders and theirRead More

A ballistic missile is paraded through North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, as part of a military exhibition.

A New Nuclear Nation: Neutralizing North Korea

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On January 6, 2016, many Americans awoke to the news of yet another North Korean nuclear test detonation. Those same people now grip their armrests, hoping that newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump  P’00 has a clear agenda for North Korea — one other than inviting Kim Jong Un toRead More

Obamacare Trumps The GOP

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the past seven years, Republicans have repeatedly vowed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. Although the party has always spoken vaguely on the subject, the GOP finally released a bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), to the public on March 6, 2017.  Fortunately, after facing overwhelming opposition, President DonaldRead More

Investors, Beware Snapchat IPO

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Snapchat: the app that millions of teenagers use on a daily basis to communicate with each other through ephemeral selfies and videos. From middle school kids filming themselves horsing around on the bus to college students sending pictures to each other out of boredom during a lecture, this app hasRead More

Former President of the United States Barack Obama meets with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi last fall.

For a New Ally, Look to an Old Foe

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

President Trump P’00 and other modern American leaders often trumpet the importance of creating allies in Southeast Asia. This complex region simultaneously includes the fastest growing economies in the world, remnants of socialist and genocidal regimes, and both highly and under-developed nations. More important to interests of national security, theRead More

The New Face of Racial Violence: Police Brutality

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The murder of Emmett Till is a tragedy synonymous with racism, injustice, and white privilege. His death rocked America in the 1950’s and led to a contentious debate over the evils of lynching. The incident began when 14-year-old Till entered a corner store in Money, Mississippi on August 24, 1955.Read More

American agents patrol the Mexican border alongside an existing border wall. The United States Department of Homeland Security is responsible for monitoring the borders.

Embrace Immigrants

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This article is part of a for-against series. See the other side here.  Inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, one of America’s most iconic monuments, are the words “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free.” Indeed, as this quote implies, immigration is the foundationRead More

Many walls already exist between the American-Mexican border, but Trump’s administration plans to greatly enlarge their size and scope.

Build The Wall

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This article is part of a for-against series. See the other side here.  Donald Trump’s P’00 promise to build a wall along the Mexican border has been received with two very different responses. One side argues that the wall sends a message that the United States is closing its doorsRead More