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Philosophy

The Idea of the “Banking Concept in Education”

The Banking Concept in Education is a concept in philosophy originally explored by Brazilian philosopher Paulo Freire in his 1968 book "Pedagogy of the...

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,...

Government and Man

What gives government right to rule?Is it law? Or is it reason? Perhaps consent? All of these things have elements mixed in the current...

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...

George Herbert Mead & Pragmatic Philosophy

George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) is a major figure in Philosophy and (along with Willam James and John Dewey), is one of the founders of...

Ayn Rand: Capitalism and Objectivism Manifested in Atlas Shrugged

One of the most significant political theories of the 20th Century is Ayn Rands Objectivism. Rand is known for promoting the philosophical idea of...

LEGALITIES

Google Analytics: Iranian, Chinese Hackers Targeted Biden & Trump Campaigns

State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the US presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official...

President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In Response To Protests Against Police Brutality

As the nation prepared for another series of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump on June...

Will They Impeach? Part Three

What Does The Release of the Mueller Report Mean For The Trump Presidency The two-year long investigation led by...

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...

New Jersey Politics

Despite Decline In Coronavirus Cases, New Jersey Struggling To Manage Pandemic

New Jersey Health officials say the state is still "struggling" to manage the pandemic since the latest data shows New Jersey remains...

Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey: Recent Policy Proposals

Although Governor Chris Christie (R) is strongly opposed to legalizing Marijuana (arguing that it is a "gateway" drug despite the fact that it has...

Democratic Governor Phil Murphy Narrowly Wins Re-Election In New Jersey

Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy narrowly fended off an election challenge from Republican former State Senator Jack Ciattarelli, returns showed on November 3,...

New Jersey Ratifies Legislation Legalizing Marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 making New Jersey the latest state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but...

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

US Unemployment Rate Declines By 2.5 Million In May

The American economy defied forecasts for a Depression-style surge in Unemployment this week, signaling the economy is picking up faster than anticipated...

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...

House Of Representatives Approves New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

On May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion tax cut and spending bill aimed at addressing the devastating economic fallout from...

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...

Killing Petroleum, From the Most Unlikely Sources;Water

Everyone is shocked oil has gone down in the last few years when it was close to $4 a gallon now under $3. Why...

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

Seven Must-Know Facts For Planning College Political Events

Have you ever tried to organize a college event? Did you get frustrated by issues of planning and attendance? College is a stressful environment often...

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...

“Decline of the Ottoman Empire” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the decline of the Ottoman Empire during the late 19th and early 20th Century. The Ottoman Empire was an...

Hamas: Political Heroes or International Terrorists?

In the Islamic world, there has been much debate over the relationship between Islam and politics. Some Muslims argue in favor of increased secularism,...

Media

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...

With Trump’s impeachment trial over, President Joe Biden Discusses His Ambitious Agenda In CNN Town Hall Address

President Joe Biden expressed optimism on February 16 that most US schools would be open by late spring and vowed to continue...

“Decline of the Ottoman Empire” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the decline of the Ottoman Empire during the late 19th and early 20th Century. The Ottoman Empire was an...

“Islamic Conquest of Persia” Video Response

This video by Caspian Report discusses the Islamic conquest of Persia (Present-day Iran) during the 7th Century AD. The rise of Islam as a...

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

US Job Growth Drops Sharply In November Amid Coronavirus Omicron Variant Fears, Decline In Stimulus Spending

The US economy created far fewer jobs than expected in November, in a sign that hiring started to slow even ahead of the...

OurWeek In Politics (November 24, 2021-December 1, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Polhttps://ourpolitics.net/what-is-politics/itics this week: 1. Republican Party Cements Control Over Competitive...

President Joe Biden Announces New US Coronavirus Strategy Regarding Omicron Variant

President Joe Biden on November 29 said the new Omicron coronavirus variant is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," as federal...

Voter Enthusiasm For Democratic Party Sharply Declines Ahead of 2022 Midterm Elections

Democrats across the party are raising alarms about sinking support among some of their most loyal voters, warning the Biden Administration and congressional...

Negotiations Resume Between Iran, Major World Powers To Revive 2015 Nuclear Agreement

Negotiators in Vienna resumed talks on November 29 over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with the US taking part at arm’s...

Republican Party Cements Control Over Competitive States Through Gerrymandering Going Into 2022 Elections

The Republican Party is locking in newly gerrymandered maps for the legislatures in four battleground states that are set to secure the party’s control...

OurWeek In Politics (November 17, 2021-November 24, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Biden Administration Announces Plan To Invest...

Biden Administration Seeks To Reinstate Workplace Coronavirus Vaccine Requirement

The Biden administration asked a federal appeals court on November 23 to lift a court-ordered stay on a sweeping workplace coronavirus vaccine rule to...

Amid Rising Energy Costs, Biden Administration Taps Strategic Petroleum Reserve

President Joe Biden said on November 23 that the administration will tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of a global effort by energy-consuming...

House of Representatives January 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Far-Right Leaders & Groups

The House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the Capitol attack issued subpoenas on November 23 to the leaders of the far-right Proud Boys and...

Biden Administration Announces Plan To Invest Billions In Expanded Coronavirus Vaccine Manufacturing

The Biden Administration is planning to invest billions of dollars to expand US manufacturing capabilities of coronavirus vaccines to increase the supply of doses...

OurWeek In Politics (November 10, 2021-November 17, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Appeals Court Slows January 6 House...

IAE Report: Iran Resuming Production of Advanced Nuclear-Program Parts

Iran has resumed production of equipment for advanced centrifuges at a site the United Nations’ atomic-energy agency has been unable to monitor or gain...

Amid Rising Tensions Between Both Countries, US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping Hold First Summit Meeting

US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping did not produce any big breakthroughs in their more than three-hour virtual summit on...

Appeals Court Slows January 6 House Select Committee’s Effort To Access Trump White House Records

A federal appeals court on November 11 granted a short-term delay in the January 6 select committee’s access to former President Donald Trump’s White...

OurWeek In Politics (November 3, 2021-November 10, 2021)

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

At COP 26 Conference, US and China Issue Joint Pledge To Slow Climate Change

The US and China jolted the United Nations climate summit here with a surprise announcement on November 10, pledging the two countries...

Fifth Circut Court Of Appeals Temporarily Blocks Biden Administration COVID Vaccine Mandate

A federal appeals court temporarily blocked President Joe Biden’s Covid vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses on November 6, just a day after...

US Economy Rebounds For The Month Of October, With ~500,000 Jobs Added & Unemployment Rate Dropping To 4.6%

The US Economy and job market snapped back in October, with nonfarm payrolls rising more than expected while the unemployment rate fell to...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes House of Representatives, To Be Signed Into Law By President Biden

The House of Representatives passed a more than $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill late on November 5, sending it to President Joe Biden’s desk in...

OurWeek In Politics (October 26, 2021-November 3, 2021

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Republican Glenn Youngkin Narrowly Wins Virginia...

In A Bright Spot For The Democratic Party, Georgia Democratic Party Makes Gains In Municipal & Local Elections

Despite losses elsewhere in the country, the Democratic Party gained a net total of more than 40 seats in the local and municipal elections...

Democratic Governor Phil Murphy Narrowly Wins Re-Election In New Jersey

Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy narrowly fended off an election challenge from Republican former State Senator Jack Ciattarelli, returns showed on November 3,...

Democrat Eric Adams Wins Election As New York City Mayor

Democrat Eric Adams has been elected New York City mayor, defeating Republican Curtis Sliwa on November 2 in a contest far easier than...

Republican Glenn Youngkin Wins Virginia Gubernatorial Election

Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated former Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe in Virginia's high-profile election on November 2 for governor, flipping control of a state...

Our Week In Politics (September 8, 2021-September 15, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1. President Joe Biden Announces Sweeping Coronavirus...

Report: US Top General Secretly Called China Over Fears Donald Trump Could Spark War During His Final Days In Office

The top US general secretly called his Chinese counterpart twice over concerns then-President Donald Trump could spark a war with China as...

Pennsylvania Republican Lawmakers Approve Wide-Ranging Subpoenas For Personal Information Of 2020 Voters

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on September 15 approved subpoenas for a wide range of data and personal information on voters, advancing a probe...

In Major Victory For Democratic Party, California Governor Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Election

A Republican-led bid to recall Governor Gavin Newsom of California ended in defeat, as Democrats in the nation’s most populous state closed ranks against a small...

President Joe Biden Announces Sweeping Coronavirus Vaccine Mandate Covering Nearly 100 Million Americans

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden, on September 9 ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as...

OurWeek In Politics (August 4, 2021-August 11, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In A Rare Bipartisan Vote,...

In A Rare Bipartisan Vote, US Senate Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

The Senate gave overwhelming bipartisan approval on August 11 to a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to rebuild the nation’s deteriorating roads and bridges and...

US Economy Adds 900,000 Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 5.4% During The Month of July

Job growth in the US rose in July at its fastest pace in nearly a year despite fears over the Coronavirus Delta variant and...

Ebrahim Raisi Inaugurated As Iranian President

Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in as the new President of Iran on August 5 during an inauguration ceremony in the country's parliament. The 60-year-old...

House of Representatives Passed Bill Establishing Independent Commission To Investigate January 6 Insurrection

The House of Representatives voted on May 19 to approve legislation to establish an independent commission to investigate the violent insurrection on January 6...

OurWeek In Politics (May 12, 2021-May 19, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. CDC Ends Mask Mandate For Individuals...

Iranian Presidential Elections Heats Up As Two Main Contenders Register

Two of the main contenders to become the next Iranian President, Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi and former parliament speaker Ali Larijani,...

CDC: People Vaccinated Against Coronavirus Not Required To Wear Masks Anymore

People fully vaccinated against Coronavirus do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances,...

Despite Decline In Coronavirus Cases, New Jersey Struggling To Manage Pandemic

New Jersey Health officials say the state is still "struggling" to manage the pandemic since the latest data shows New Jersey remains...

President Joe Biden Unveils Infrastructure Reform Proposal

President Joe Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package on March 31 as his administration shifts its focus to bolstering the post-pandemic economy. The...

OurWeek In Politics (March 10, 2021-March 17, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Former President Donald Trump To Decide On...

Biden Administration Crafting Plan To Reset US Ties With Palestine

According to an internal draft memo, the Biden administration is crafting a plan aimed at resetting US ties with Palestine that all...

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces School Reopening Plan

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy urged more New Jersey schools to return to in-person learning on March 17, just days after rallying parents placed...

Former President Donald Trump To Decide On 2024 Presidential Run After Midterm Elections

Former President Donald Trump said on March 16 he would decide whether to make another run for the Presidency after congressional elections...

OurWeek In Politics (February 24, 2021-March 11, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics over the past two weeks: 1. Congress Gives Final...

Amid Surge In Border Crossings, Biden Administration Reinstitutes Program To Help Migrant Minors Reunite With Families

President Joe Biden moved to help children fleeing violence in Central America on March 10 even as he grappled with a surge...

Congress Gives Final Approval Of Coronavirus Relief Bill

The US House of Representatives gave final approval on March 10 to one of the most significant economic stimulus measures in American...

US Economy Adds 379,000 Jobs In February, Unemployment Drops To 6.2%

The US Economy added 379,000 jobs in February, roundly beating economists’ estimates of 210,000, and indicating that one year into the Coronavirus...

Former President Donald Trump CPAC Speech Analysis

In a February 28 speech to close out the Conservative Political Action Conference, former President Donald Trump teased his political future and repeated...

OurWeek In Politics (February 17, 2021-February 24, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Supreme Court Sets Stage For Release...

New Jersey Ratifies Legislation Legalizing Marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 making New Jersey the latest state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but...

Supreme Court denies election appeal from Pennsylvania Republicans

The US Supreme Court on February 22 brought a formal end to eight lingering disputes pursued by former President Donald Trump and...

Supreme Court Sets Stage For Release Of Trump Tax Returns

Former President Donald Trump suffered a major setback on February 22 in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as...

President Joe Biden Draws A Sharp Contrast With Trump Era In Presidential Debut On World Stage

US President Joe Biden, on February 19, drew a sharp contrast with the foreign policy of his much-derided predecessor, Donald Trump, and...

Monmouth County, NJ 2021 Scorecard

The results are in! Local politics affects us all. For greater transparency in county politics, we will analyze New Jersey's County System...

OurWeek In Politics (February 10, 2021-February 17, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Former President Donald Trump Acquitted In Second...

Biden Administration Begins Exploring The Concept Of Slavery Reparations

President Joe Biden supports a study on whether descendants of enslaved people in the United States should receive Reparations, White House spokeswoman...

With Trump’s impeachment trial over, President Joe Biden Discusses His Ambitious Agenda In CNN Town Hall Address

President Joe Biden expressed optimism on February 16 that most US schools would be open by late spring and vowed to continue...

Former President Donald Trump Acquitted In Second Impeachment Trial

On February 13, the US Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection despite significant...

President Joe Biden Begins Process To Close Down Guantanamo Bay Military Prison

President Joe Biden’s aides have launched a formal review of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era...

Iranian Government Demands ‘Action’ From Biden Administration To Revive Nuclear Deal

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded “action, not words” from the US if it wants to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

OurWeek In Politics (January 26, 2021-February 3, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Democrats Being Formulating Coronavirus Relief Package

Dozens of Former Bush Administration Officials Leave Republican Party, Calling It A “Trump Cult

Dozens of Republicans who served in former President George W. Bush’s administration are leaving the Republican Party, dismayed by a failure of...

CDC Implements Sweeping Order Mandating Masks On Public Transportation AS Coronavirus Cases Surge

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a sweeping order late on January 28 requiring the use of face...

President Joe Biden Begins Rollback Of Hardline Trump-Era Immigration Policies

US President Joe Biden on February 2 ordered a review of asylum processing at the US-Mexico border and the immigration system as...

Democrats Being Formulating Coronavirus Relief Package

Democrats in Congress on February 2 took the first steps toward advancing President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion Coronavirus aid plan without...

OurWeek In Politics (December 30, 2020-January 6, 2021)

Happy 2021! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 117th Congress Sworn In

Pro-Donald Trump Rioters Storm Capitol In Attempted Coup

Pro-Donald Trump rioters overwhelmed the Capitol Police and stormed Congress on January 6, interrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College win...

Georgia Senate Runoff Election Analysis

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority, as final votes were counted on January 6, serving...

117th US Congress Sworn In

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reelected to lead the chamber as the 117th Congress convened on January 4, with the California Democrat...

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...

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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)....

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Thomas Hobbes and Leviathan

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