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Matt studies and analyzes politics at all levels. He is the creator of OurPolitics.net, a scholarly resource exploring political trends, political theory, political economy, philosophy, and more. He hopes that his articles can encourage more people to gain knowledge about politics and understand the impact that public policy decisions have on their lives. Matt is also involved in the preservation of recorded sound through IASA International Bibliography of Discographies, and is an avid record collector.

2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses Results

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

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...

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

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1. President Donald Trump's Defense Team Begins Their Opening Arguments

“Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer Debate the Constitution” Video Response

A significant point of debate within the American legal system is what type of jurisprudence approach will bring about a fair and just interpretation...

OurWeek in Politics (January 15, 2020-January 22, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Impeachment Trial Of President Donald Trump Commences

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

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Representatives Votes To Send...

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

Happy 2020! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Killed In US...

OurWeek In Politics (December 18, 2019-December 25, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Represenatatives Approves Impeachment Articles Against President Donald...

Trump Impeachment (Week One)

  President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on December 18, becoming only the...

Boris Johnson Promises To “get Brexit done” In 2020

UK prime minister Boris Johnson, secured a crushing victory in the December 12 UK general election as voters backed his promise...

Will They Impeach?

House Judiciary Committee Approves Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump On December 13, the House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment...

OurWeek In Politics (December 12, 2019-December 19, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House Judiciary Committee Approves Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

OurWeek in Politics (October 31, 2019-November 6, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Representatives Passes Impeachment Inquiry Resolution on Party-line Vote

OurWeek in Politics (October 16, 2019-October 23, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US, Turkey Reach Temporary Cease-fire Agreement...

OurWeek in Politics (October 9, 2019-October 16, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Vice President Mike Pence, Other Trump Admin. Members, Refuse To Cooperate With House Impeachment Inquiry Against Pres. Trump

The Trump Inquiry Continues

The growing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions regarding Ukraine took another turn this week when top Congressional Democrats added Vice...

OurWeek in Politics (October 2, 2019-October 9, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Trump Impeachment Inquiry Widens

OurWeek in Politics (September 17, 2019-September 24, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Representatives Launches Formal Impeachment Inquiry Against President Donald Trump

“China’s Belt and Road Initiative” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport presents an overview of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative Project. In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced...

OurWeek In Politics (September 3, 2019-September 10, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Iran Backs Off Of More JCPOA...

OurWeek in Politics (August 27, 2019-September 3, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US, Taliban, Reach Preliminary Peace Deal To End Afghan...

Joe Biden Candidate Profile

One of the main candidates running for the Democratic Presidential nomination is former Vice President Joe Biden Background

OurWeek In Politics (August 20, 2019-August 27, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Places Expanded Tarrifs On China, Encourages...

Bernie Sanders Candidate Profile

One of the frontrunners for the 2020 Democratic nomination is Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Background

OurWeek In Politics (August 13, 2019-August 20, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Trump Administration Introduces Regulation Denying Citizenship to Immigrants Who Use...

OurWeek in Politics (July 30, 2019-August 6, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Mass Shootings in US States of Ohio and Texas...

OurWeek in Politics (July 23, 2019-July 30, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Robert Mueller Gives Sweeping Congressional Testimony Regarding Trump Campaign's...

OurWeek In Politics (July 9, 2019-July 16, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Court of Appeals Finds President Trump's Blocking of Twitter...

Amid Increasing Political Tensions With US, China Boosts Relationship with Russia in Recent Summit Meeting

China and Russia have signed more than US$20 billion of deals to boost economic ties in areas such as technology and energy...

President Trump Announces Deal With Mexico to Forestall Planned Tariff Increases

President Donald Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods and announced through Twitter on June 7 that...

OurWeek In Politics (June 5, 2019-June 12, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Announces Deal With Mexico to Forestall Planned...

President Trump Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes

3 President Donald Trump has indicated that he is considering pardons for several American military members accused or...

Anti-Abortion Bill Reignites Debate Over Reproductive Freedom

On May 15, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law a controversial abortion bill that would punish doctors who...

OurWeek in Politics (May 14, 2019-May 21, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Alabama Legislature Passes Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill

Will They Impeach? Part Four

Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) said on May 18 that he had concluded President Donald Trump committed "impeachable...

OurWeek in Politics (May 6, 2019-May 13, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump's Tax Returns Leaked, Revealing Decade of Business...

Concepts in Property Law: Adverse Possession

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

OurWeek in Politics (April 16, 2019-April 23, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Redacted Version of Mueller Report Issued To Public

What is Trumpism?

Ever since he first announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in June of 2015, US President Donald Trump has given the...

OurWeek In Politics (April 9, 2019-April 16, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested

Anaysis of the 2019 Israeli Election

With the vast majority of votes counted in Israeli elections by the end of April 9, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked set...

OurWeek In Politics (April 2, 2019-April 9, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. The Trump Administration Places the IRGC, A Branch of...

Supreme Court Holds Hearings On Congressional Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court returned to the subject of partisan gerrymandering on March 26, appearing divided along ideological lines as it considered for...

OurWeek in Politics (March 26, 2019-April 2, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Announces Intentions To Close The Southern...

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...

OurWeek in Politics (March 19, 2019-March 26, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. The Long-Awaited Mueller Report Is Released, Finding No Direct...

Why President Donald Trump’s Rhetoric Caused the New Zealand Mosque Shooting

On March 15, 2019, at least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques full of worshippers attending...

Joe Biden’s Path to Winning the 2020 Presidential Election

According to a Wall Street Journal report, former Vice President Joe Biden contacted a group of his supporters on March 19 to...

OurWeek in Politics (March 12, 2019-March 19, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. At Least 49 People Killed in Terrorist Attack At...

Will They Impeach? Part Two

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching President Trump That thinking among Democrats has...

Analysis Of President Donald Trump’s 2020 Fiscal Year Budget

On March 11, President Donald Trump sent to Congress a record $4.75 trillion budget plan that calls for increased military spending and...

OurWeek In Politics (March 5, 2019-March 12, 2019)

Here are that main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Proposes Record $4.75 Trillion Budget 

Concepts In Criminal Law: The Death Penalty In The US

One of the most hotly-debated concepts within the fields of Criminal Law is the death penalty. The US is the only western...

Why the Michael Cohen Testimony Spell Serious Trouble for President Trump

On February 27, 2019, Michael Cohen, who acted as President Donald Trump's attorney from 2006 to 2018, appeared before the House Oversight...

OurWeek In Politics (February 26, 2019-March 5, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's Personal Attorney, Gives Explosive...

Nigerian Presidential Election Analysis 2019

On February 25, Nigerian election officials declared that Muhammadu Buhari had won a second term as president...

OurWeek in Politics (February 19, 2019-February 26, 2019

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. A Coalition of 16 States...

Why the Trump National Emergency Creates a Mixed Precedence

#StateofEmergency #BorderWall On February 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on the border with Mexico to...

“Geopolitical analysis for 2019: Americas” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the political, economic, and trends in the Americas for the year 2019. Home to one of the...

OurWeek in Politics (February 12, 2019-February 19, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall #StateofEmergency...

Criminal Law: Theories of Punishment

One of the major debates within the American Criminal Law system is what for of punishment will do the most to deter crime and...

OurWeek in Politics (2/5-2/12/19)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Gives Second "State of the Union...

Theories of Property Law

1)Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in both real and personal property. In the...

What is Copyright Law?

A Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to the authors of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic...

OurWeek in Politics 1/28/19-2/5/19

Here are the main events that occured in Politics this week: 1. Senator Cory Booker Announces His Intention to Run for...

OurWeek in Politics (1/22-1/29/19)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week:   1. Bowing into Pressure, President Donald Trump Caves in Regarding...

Bowing into Pressure, President Trump Ends Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump agreed on January 24 to reopen the federal government for three weeks while negotiations continued over how to secure...

Tensions Between US, Venezuela Increase

The already tense relationship between the US and Venezuela took a turn for the worse this past week. On January 23, Venezuela's...

OurWeek in Politics (1/15-1/22/19)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Democratic Primaries Heat up as Senators Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Enter...

OurWeek in Politics (12/31/18-1/7/19)

Happy 2019! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Senator Elizabeth Warren announces Presidential candidacy, becoming...

OurYear in Politics: 2018

Here are the main political events that occurred throughout the past year. From Trump's bizarre antics to foreign policy triumphs and...

Preliminary “Black Friday” Sales Reports Reveal that Online Sales Brought in a Record $6 Billion in the US

More shoppers turned to the internet for deals to kick off the holiday shopping season as opposed to shopping at traditional retail stores, data...

Trump Administration Authored Report Says that Climate Change Damage is “Intensifying Across the Country”

On November 23, the US government released a long-awaited report stating the effects of global warming and climate change in the US are worsening...

Russia, Ukraine Conflict Heats Up After A Year of Relative Calm

After a year of relative calm, the ongoing territorial disputes between Russia and Ukraine heated up late this week. On November 25, the Ukrainian...

President Donald Trump Reportedly Said He Wanted Justice Department to Prosecute His Political Opponents 

According to a New York Times article published on November 20, President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he...

Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration’s New Immigration Policy

A federal judge on November 20 ordered the Trump administration to resume accepting asylum claims from migrants no matter how they entered the US,...

OurWeek in Politics (11/20-11/27/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration's New Immigration Policy A federal judge on November...

OurWeek in Politics (11/6-11/13/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Stunning Rebuke of Trump Administration, The Democrats Retake House of Representatives Democrats took...

OurWeek In Politics (10/30-11/6/8)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Trump Administration Reimposes Sanctions Against Iran Described as the "biggest series of sanctions ever...

OurWeek In Politics (10/22-10/29/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Florida Trump Supporter Charged With Attempting to Assassinate Democratic Party Leaders With Pipe...

OurWeek In Politics (10/15-10/22/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Russian Woman Indicted for Attempting to Interfere in the 2018 Midterm Elections A Russian woman...

OurWeek in Politics (10/8-10/15/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Diplomatic Rift Emerges Between Saudi Arabia and Turkey Regarding the Possible Assassination of...

2018 US Senate Race List

Elections to the US Senate will be held November 6, 2018, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested in regular...

“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...

OurWeek in Politics (10/1-10/8/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court By a Close Senate Vote The Senate...

OurWeek in Politics (9/25-10/1/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Explosive UN Speech, President Donald Trump Denounces Globalism, Praises Nationalism In his September 25...

OurWeek in Politics (9/18-9/25/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. North and South Korea Hold Summit, Commit to "Era of No War" In their...

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...

History of US Policy In The Middle East

Ever since its founding as a nation nearly 250 years ago, the US has pursued a destructive, imperialistic, and aggressive policy towards the Middle...

OurWeek In Politics (9/11-9/18/18

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate with Mueller...

OurWeek in Politics (9/3-9/10/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin The Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald...

OurWeek In Politics (8/27-9/2/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Myanmar Government Accused By UN of committing Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar’s military government...

OurWeek In Politics (8/19-8/26/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Two of President Trump's Aides Convicted For Various Crimes On August 21, Michael Cohen,...

OurWeek In Politics (8/5-8/13/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Re-imposes Sanctions On Iran Three Months After Withdraw From Nuclear Agreement On August...

“Trump’s Remarks on Andrew Jackson” Article Response

In the Truthout article "Trump’s Remarks on Andrew Jackson Was a Dog Whistle for White Nationalists," Alexander Reid Ross discusses President Donald Trump's praise...

OurWeek In Politics (7/15-7/22/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Meet in Helinski For Controversial Summit Amid...

OurWeek In Politics (7/8-7/15/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Selects Brett Kavanaugh As His Supreme Court Nominee In a prime-time...

What Is Wahhabism?

Wahhabism is a Sunni Islamic doctrine and religious movement that originated in Saudi Arabia in the 18th Century. Religious scholars have described Wahhabism as...

What Is The “Socratic Method”?

One of the more interesting concepts found in Philosophy is the Socratic Method, a teaching method typically utilized by professors in American law schools, as well...

OurWeek In Politics (6/25-7/1/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Executive Order Banning Travel & Immigration To/From Six Muslim...

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