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Philosophy

Three Dominant Conceptions of God

Classical Theism is the belief in which God is an absolute and ultimate metaphysical being. Whereas most theists agree that God is all-knowing, all-powerful,...

Ockham’s Razor

Ockham's Razor is a well-known concept within philosophy and logic. It stipulates that in trying to understand something and to determine the solution to a given...

Eight Essential Habits of Effective Thinkers

Within nearly every field of study, it is important to be a fair in one's thoughts and actions. By being non-judgmental towards the thoughts, actions,...

What Is Utilitarianism

In the 1861 essay “What Utilitarianism Is,” John Stuart Mill defines the theory of utilitarianism and addresses the common misconceptions people have regarding it....

House of Representatives Introduces Bipartisan Measure Condemning QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Organization

Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan measure on August 25 condemning the ring-wing conspiracy theory QAnon a week after President Donald Trump said the theory's followers "like...

Noam Chomsky: Philosophy, Anarco-Syndicalism, and Truth to Power

One of the most significant political theorists in recent memory is Noam Chomsky. Noam Chomsky is known for his contributions to linguistics, philosophy, history,...

LEGALITIES

Trump Impeachment (Week Six)

President Donald Trump's Defense Team Begins Their Opening Arguments President Donald Trump’s lawyers began their opening arguments in the impeachment trial...

Joe Biden Condemns President Trump’s, Senate Republicans, Push To Quickly Confirm Supreme Court Justice Before Presidential Election

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans on September 21 not to vote on any candidate nominated to the US Supreme...

The UN & Human Rights

A key area of interest among political scientists is the promotion of human rights and democracy at the international level. Over the past century,...

Our Dictionary

What Is A Discography?

One of the essential tools used in the research and documentation of recorded sounds is the Discography. The main purpose of any...

2020 Presidential Election

2020 Election: Promising Early Vote Numbers Boost Joe Biden’s Chances In Texas

Less than a week before Election Day, Joe Biden is tantalizingly close to a prize that has eluded generations of Democratic presidential...

2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses Results

In an early Iowa Democratic caucus vote count, Senator Bernie Sander held a slight popular-vote lead, while...

Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Democratic Caucuses

Senator Bernie Sanders won the caucuses in Nevada, solidifying his frontrunner status in the race for the Democratic nomination. “We’ve brought together a multigenerational, multiracial...

President Trump Announces Intentions To Hold In-Person Campaign Rallies Again

US President Donald Trump plans to start holding campaign rallies again in the next two weeks, a Trump campaign official said on...

Country Profiles

What is the Middle East?

The Middle East is the term for a region consisting of countries in Southwest Asia and the Northern part of Africa. The term "Middle...

Saudi Arabia Country Profile

Saudi Arabia (officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)) is a Unitary Islamic absolute monarchy located in the Middle East constituting of the bulk of...

Iran Country Profile

*(This article was originally posted on December 30, 2016, but was updated in response to President Trump's visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel and...

Cultural Studies

Theories of Democratic Transitions: “Democratization: theory and experience”

In the third chapter of the book “Democratization: theory and experience,” Laurence Whitehead looks at the concept of civil society and its relationship to...

US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million Jobs In June

The US economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, according to federal data released on July 2, but a surge...

September Jobs Report Reveals Slowing Economy Ahead of Presidential Election

Nonfarm payrolls rose by a lower than expected 661,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was 7.9%, the Labor Department said on...

South Korea & Structuralist Development Theory

In the realm of economic development at the global level, there are a multitude of theories that can be used to explain the development...

US Policy Afghanistan,What You should Know

Afghanistan, the United States, the Soviet Union, And Illegitimacy PS 401: Seminar in Political Science Fall 2016 Marco Palladino (Work In Progress citations not cited properly due to...

Our Legal

One of the most controversial areas of property law is the idea of Adverse Possession. In its most basic form, adverse possession...

History

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Efforts To Remove Confederate Symbols From US Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi renewed a years-long quest to remove the remaining Confederate statues from the US Capitol as calls to erase...

“10 Minutes: Trump One Year President” Video Response

This video by PressTV presents a review of President Donald Trump's first full year in office. One year has passed since Donald Trump has...

“FDR’s Folly” Book Review

Throughout the 2003 book FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression, Jim Powell argues that the policies of U.S....

History of the Republican Party

The Republican Party is one of the two main political parties currently active in the United States. Founded by anti-slavery activists, economic modernizers, and...

Media

Predictions for 2020-2030

Many people are asking if the Democrats will take back the House of Representatives in 2018? I suspect they will make significant gains. Upsets...

Facebook Considering Ban On Political Advertising On Its Social Network

Facebook is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the US Presidental...

“Journeys With George” Political Documentary Summary

“Journeys With George” is a 2002 political documentary directed by Alexandra Pelosi. The film chronicles the 2000 Presidential campaign of George W. Bush from...

“Geo-economics of Saudi Vision 2030” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses "Saudi Vision 2030," a plan proposed by the government of Saudi Arabia that seeks to reduce the countries dependence...

Recorded Sounds

What Is A Discography?

One of the essential tools used in the research and documentation of recorded sounds is the Discography. The main purpose of any...

2018 ARSC Conference Overview

Readers of the blog know that I am an enthusiast of recorded sound. Last month, I was excited to attend the annual conference for...

From The Vault: Five Selections From My Record Collection (#1)

As a follow-up on my post regarding record collecting as a hobby, here are five 78 RPM records from my extensive Record Collection These...

LATEST ARTICLES

Nancy Pelosi Re-elected House Speaker Despite Democratic Congressional Losses

Nancy Pelosi has been reelected speaker of the House by her caucus for Congress's next session, marking her fourth term with the...

2020 US Senate Race List

Elections to the US Senate will be held November 3, 2020, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested...

OurWeek In Politics (October 21, 2020-October 28, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Election: Supreme Court Rules In...

2020 Election: Promising Early Vote Numbers Boost Joe Biden’s Chances In Texas

Less than a week before Election Day, Joe Biden is tantalizingly close to a prize that has eluded generations of Democratic presidential...

Trump Administration Sets Record Low Limit For New US Refugees

The Trump Administration has slashed the number of refugees it will allow to resettle in the US in the coming year, capping...

2020 Election: Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Democrats Regarding Vote-By-Mail Challenges In North Carolina, Pennsylvania

The US Supreme Court on October 28 dealt setbacks to Republicans by allowing extended deadlines for receiving mail-in ballots in next Tuesday’s...

2020 Election: Backers of QAnon On Path To Congress

More than two dozen candidates for Congress in the November 3rd elections have endorsed or given credence to QAnon or promoted QAnon...

OurWeek In Politics (October 14, 2020-October 21, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Elections: Republicans On Offense In...

2020 Election: Early Voting, Absentee Votes, Exceed 2016 Total In Majority Of States

Early Voting counts show a record level of civic participation before Election Day. The tens of millions of ballots already cast show highly...

Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Stall As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Comes Out Against Proposed Relief Bill

Congressional negotiations on a substantial Coronavirus relief bill took a modest step forward on October 20, though time is running out and...

In Victory For Voting Rights Advocates, US Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Ballot Counting Procedures

The Supreme Court turned down an appeal from Pennsylvania’s Republican leaders on October 19 and left in place a ruling that says...

2020 Elections: Republicans On Offense In Senate Elections

Republicans are running short of time, money, and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the US Senate...

OurWeek In Politics (October 7, 2020-October 14, 2020

Here Are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1.Amy Coney Barrett Addresses Various Constitutional Issues,...

Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Hearings Analysis

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, said on October 14 it was an “open question” whether President Donald Trump...

In Major Victory For Pro-Choice Advocates, Supreme Court Reject South Carolina’s Bid To Cut Public Funding For Planned Parenthood

The US Supreme Court on October 13 turned away South Carolina’s bid to cut off public funding to Planned Parenthood, the latest...

Ethics Groups Call For The Impeachment Of Attorney General William Barr

Two private groups focused on US government ethics on October 12 accused Attorney General William Barr of misusing his office to support...

US Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions On Iranian Financial Sector

The Trump Administration unilaterally imposed sweeping Sanctions on Iran's financial sector in a move that critics say could have unintended consequences, including...

Our Week in Politics (September 30, 2020-October 7, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. September Jobs Report Reveals Slowing Economy...

2020 Vice Presidential Debate Analysis

On October 7, Vice President Mike Pence and California Senator Kamala Harris met for the only Vice Presidential Debate. In contrast to...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Leads President Donald Trump by 16% In Recent Polling

A CNN poll released on October 6 found Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 16 points, his most comprehensive lead of the election cycle....

DHS: White Supremacists ‘The Most Persistent and Lethal Threat’ Within the US

White Supremacists "remain the most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland," the Department of Homeland Security concluded in its inaugural threat assessment...

September Jobs Report Reveals Slowing Economy Ahead of Presidential Election

Nonfarm payrolls rose by a lower than expected 661,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was 7.9%, the Labor Department said on...

OurWeek In Politics (September 23, 2020-Sepetember 30, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Donald Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barret...

First 2020 Presidential Debate Analysis

President Donald Trump decided on September 29 to bring his chaotic and confrontational style directly to the Presidential Debate stage at his...

2020 Election: US Intelligence Reports Warn Of Extremist Threat Around Election

US security officials warn that violent domestic extremists pose a threat to the presidential election next month, amid...

President Donald Trump Announces Economic Empowerment Plan For African Americans

President Donald Trump unveiled a plan to win over the African American vote on September 25, less than two months before Election...

President Donald Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barret To The Supreme Court

President Donald Trump announced September 26 that he will nominate federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, a...

“The Allegory of the Cave” Textual Analysis

            Throughout human history, philosophers have attempted to determine the best way to promote intellectual freedom and allow individuals to break free...

OurWeek In Politics (September 16, 2020-September 23, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Justice Department Threatens To Cut Funding...

Why President Donald Trump’s Refusal To Peacefully Tansfer Power May End Democratic Governance In The US

President Donald Trump declined on September 23 to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Presidential election to...

Joe Biden Condemns President Trump’s, Senate Republicans, Push To Quickly Confirm Supreme Court Justice Before Presidential Election

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans on September 21 not to vote on any candidate nominated to the US Supreme...

Justice Department Threatens To Cut Funding To Cities Allowing “Anarchy”

The US Justice Department on September 21 threatened to revoke federal funding for New York City, Seattle, and Portland, saying the three...

OurWeek In Politics (September 9, 2020-September 16, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle...

US Median Income Hit Record Level In 2019, Census Data Shows

US Median Household Income hit a record high in 2019, and the poverty rate fell, according to a government survey released on...

In Major Victory For Coronavirus Lockdown Opponents, Federal Judge Rules Unconstitutional Lockdown Measures Put In Place In Pennsylvania

On September 14, a federal judge ruled as unconstitutional some of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s orders to control the Coronavirus outbreak, including...

US Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of President Trump’s Plan To Phase Out Immigrant Humanitarian Protections

A US Appeals Court on September 14 sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds...

In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle East Dynamic, Israel & Bahrain Sign Agreement Normalizing Diplomatic Ties

President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that Bahrain would establish full diplomatic relations with Israel, following the United Arab Emirates, in...

OurWeek In Politics (September 2, 2020-September 9, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Economy Adds 1.4 Million Jobs...

According To Whistleblower Complaint, US Intelligence Officials Told To Halt Russian 2020 Election Meddling Threat Assessments

Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told a former top aide to stop providing assessments of the threat of Russian interference...

2020 Election: President Donald Trump Raises $210 Million In August, Well Short Of Joe Biden & The Democrats

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party jointly raised $210 million in August, a robust sum but one dwarfed by the record...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump By 12% In Latest Polling

Democrat Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 12 percentage points nationally among likely US voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll...

US Economy 1.4 Million Jobs In August, Unemployment Rate Drops To Single Digits

The US Economy added around 1.4 million jobs last month, reflecting a slow return to labor market growth, according to data released...

OurWeek In Politics (August 26, 2020-September 2, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Republican National Convention Speech, President...

President Donald Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funds To “Lawless” Cities

President Donald Trump has ordered the Office of Budget Management to look into cutting federal funding to cities where he says "weak...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Campaign Raises $364 Million In August

Joe Biden's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee announced it raised $364.5 million in August, an astonishing haul that Democrats believe...

In Pittsburgh Speech, Joe Biden Accuses President Donald Trump Of Encouraging Civil Unrest, Political Violence

Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on August 31 issued a forceful rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s claim that the former Vice President...

President Donald Trump Republican National Convention Speech Analysis

President Donald Trump warned that Joe Biden would usher in violence and chaos if elected, making the case for his own re-election...

OurWeek In Politics (August 19, 2020-August 26, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Former President Barack Obama Assails President...

Vice President Mike Pence Republican National Convention Speech Analysis

US Vice President Mike Pence on August 26 cast the re-election of President Donald Trump as critical to preserving America’s safety and...

US Officials See No Evidence Of Foreign Meddling With Mail-In Ballots

US officials charged with protecting the 2020 election said on August 26 they have "no information or intelligence" that foreign countries, including...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Republican National Convention Speech From Jerusalem Sparks Criticism, Investigation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised President Donald Trump’s foreign policy record in a Republican National Convention speech on August 25...

House of Representatives Introduces Bipartisan Measure Condemning QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Organization

Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan measure on August 25 condemning the ring-wing conspiracy theory QAnon a week after President Donald Trump said the theory's followers "like...

Joe Biden Democratic National Convention Acceptance Speech Analysis

Former Vice President Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on August 20, beginning a general-election challenge to President Donald Trump that Democrats cast...

Former President Barack Obama Democratic National Convention Speech Analysis

Former President Barack Obama delivered an unsparing attack on President Donald Trump at the virtual Democratic National Convention on August 19, accusing his successor...

OurWeek In Politics (August 12, 2020-August 19, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Israel & United Arab Emirates Sign...

Senate Releases Final Report On Trump-Russia Connections

The Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a “grave” counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded...

2020 Election: Trump Campaign Sues New Jersey Over Vote By Mail Plan

Accusing New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy of a “brazen power grab,” President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has asked a federal judge to overturn New...

On The First Night Of Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama Steals Show With Scathing Indictment of President Donald Trump

Michelle Obama delivered a scathing indictment of President Donald Trump's policies and character August 17 on the first night of the all-virtual Democratic National Convention accusing...

In Powerful Democratic National Convention Speech, Former Republican Candidate John Kasich Denounces President Trump, Endorses Joe Biden For President

Former Governor John Kasich of Ohio, the last candidate standing against then-candidate Donald Trump for the Republican nomination four years ago, crossed the partisan divide on...

Israel & United Arab Emirates Sign Landmark Peace Agreement

Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached a landmark accord sealed by President Donald Trump on August 13 that could presage...

OurWeek In Politics (August 5, 2020-August 12, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Election: Joe Biden Selects Kamala...

2020 Election: NAACP Announces Initiative to Boost African-American Voter Turnout in Key Swing States

The NAACP, the largest US civil rights organization, is launching a drive ahead of November's presidential election to boost African-American voter turnout...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Joe Biden has selected California senator Kamala Harris as his Vice-Presidential running mate, a historic choice he believes will bolster his chances...

President Donald Trump Signs Four Executive Orders Providing Economic Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

At his Bedminster, New Jersey golf resort on August 10, President Donald Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid...

July Jobs Numbers Reveal Mixed Outlook For US Economy

The US Economy added another 1.8 million jobs in July, a sharp slowdown from June and a small step for an economy...

OurWeek In Politics (July 29, 2020-August 5, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Proposes Delaying Presidential...

2020 Election: Joe Biden To Accept Democratic Nomination Virtually As DNC Scales Back 2020 Convention

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to formally accept the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination at his party’s convention due to concerns...

Trump Campaign Sues Nevada Over Mail-in Voting Plan

The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit on August 3 against the state of Nevada over its plan to send absentee ballots to all...

US Economy Declines Nearly 33% In The Second Quarter Of 2020

The US Economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said on...

President Donald Trump Proposes Delaying Presidential Election Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump explicitly floated delaying November's presidential election on July 30, lending an extraordinary voice to persistent concerns that he will seek...

OurWeek In Politics (July 22, 2020-July 29, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Senate Republicans Introduced Coronavirus Relief Package

US Senate Introduces Legislation To Curb Big Tech’s Ad Business Activities

On July 28 Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), a major critic of the big tech industry, introduced legislation that would penalize large tech...

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fair Housing Provision Intended On Combatting Racial Segregation In Housing

The Trump Administration moved on July 23 to eliminate an Obama-era program intended to combat racial segregation in suburban housing, saying it...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Announces That He Is Close To Naming His Running-Mate

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said on July 28 he will choose his Vice Presidential running mate next week. The former Vice President's comment...

Senate Republicans Introduced Coronavirus Relief Package

Senate Republicans on July 27 proposed a $1 trillion Coronavirus aid package hammered out with the Trump administration, paving the way for...

OurWeek In Politics (June 15, 2020-June 22, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.In Fox News Interview, President Donald Trump...

2020 Election: Democratic Senate Candidates Raised $34 Million More Than Republican Challengers In Second Quarter

A surge of campaign contributions in the second quarter gave Democrats seeking to flip Republican-held Senate seats in those races $86 million...

President Donald Trump Signs Memorandum Excluding Undocumented Immigrants From US Census Population Totals

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on July 21 instructing the US Census Bureau to exclude undocumented immigrants from the population totals...

President Donald Trump Announces Plan To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Albuquerque To Crack Down On Violent Crime, Protests

President Donald Trump announced a plan on July 22 to send federal agents to the Democratic-run cities of Chicago and Albuquerque to...

In Fox News Interview, President Donald Trump Refuses To Commit To Accepting Results Of 2020 Election

President Donald Trump refused to commit to accepting the results of the 2020 election and ensuring a peaceful transition of power in an...

OurWeek In Politics (July 8, 2020-July 15, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Rolls Back Landmark Environmental...

President Donald Trump Rolls Back Landmark Environmental Law To Speed Up Approval Of Federal Projects

President Donald Trump announced regulatory changes to the National Environmental Policy Act on July 15, a change that will speed up approval of federal...

Coronavirus Hospital Data To Now Be Sent To Trump Administration Instead Of CDC

Hospital data on Coronavirus patients will now be rerouted to the Trump administration instead of first being sent to the US Centers for...

President Donald Trump signs Executive Order Placing Sanction On China For Its Hong Kong Policy

President Donald Trump on July 14 signed legislation and an executive order that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive...

Facebook Considering Ban On Political Advertising On Its Social Network

Facebook is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the US Presidental...

OurWeek In Politics (July 1, 2020-July 8, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million...

House of Representatives Passes Landmark $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Reform Bill

The House of Representatives on July 1 passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that would sharply increase Infrastructure spending on roads and...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Trump Administration On Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The Supreme Court ruled on July 8 that the Trump administration may allow employers and universities to opt-out of the Affordable Care...

President Donald Trump Withdraws The US From The World Health Organization

The US has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the World Health Organization, following through on an announcement President Donald...

US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million Jobs In June

The US economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, according to federal data released on July 2, but a surge...

A Political Reading List (Left)

Books about Left-Wing Politics Listen Liberal by Thomas Frank - Understanding Democratic Party Noam Chomsky on Anarchism by Noam Chomsky - Understanding Anarchism- roots, Chomsky, being...

2020 Election: Hundreds of George W. Bush administration officials to Endorse Joe Biden In Coming Weeks

Hundreds of officials who worked for former Republican President George W. Bush as a July 1 are set to endorse Democratic Presidential...

Mississippi Passes Resolution Removing Confederate Symbols From Its State Flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill on June 30 abandoning the state’s flag and stripping the Confederate battle flag symbol from...

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant Against President Trump In Response To General Qasem Soleimani’s Killing By US Drone Strike

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump over the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in...

House of Representatives Passes Bill Granting Statehood For Washington DC

The House of Representatives voted nearly along party lines on June 28 to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., the first time a...

OurWeek In Politics (June 24, 2020-July 1, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Represenatatives Passes Bill Granting...

OurWeek In Politics (June 17, 2020-June 24, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Supreme Court Blocks President Trump's Efforts To...

Amid A Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic In US, President Donald Trump Announces Plan To Eliminate Federal Funding Of Coronavirus Testing Sites

As Coronavirus cases continue to spike across the US, the nation on June 24 saw its largest daily increase in confirmed new infections since...

Senate Vote On Police Reform Bill Fails

A Republican-sponsored bill meant to rein in police misconduct in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis failed in the US...

President Donald Trump Announces Year-Long Suspension of Employment-Based Immigration Visas

President Donald Trump on June 22 issued a proclamation suspending some employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for highly skilled workers, through the end of...

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ISIS: How and Where they Came From

One major foreign policy issue facing the world over the past few years is the rise of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)....

What is Politics?

Politics (meaning "affairs of the cities" in Greek) is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group. It refers to...

“Mitt” Political Documentary Synopsis

“Mitt” is a 2014 political documentary directed by Greg Whiteley that chronicles Mitt Romney’s run for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2008 and his...

Thomas Hobbes and Leviathan

One of the most influential philosophers in recent history is Thomas Hobbes, who was active in Great Britain during the 17th Century. Hobbes was...

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