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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.

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...

OurWeek In Politics (June 10, 2020-June 17, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Outlining...

Amid Rising Tensions With NATO, President Trump Announces US Troop Cutbacks In Germany

President Donald Trump said on June 14 that he plans on cutting back the number of US troops in Germany to 25,000,...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Opens Up 13 Point Lead Against President Trump

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has opened up a 13-point lead over President Donald Trump, the widest margin this year, according to...

Supreme Court Rules That Federal Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination

Federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers, the Supreme Court ruled on June 14. The landmark ruling will extend protections to millions of...

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Outlining Better Police Practices

Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 16 that he...

OurWeek In Politics (June 3, 2020-June 10, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Minneapolis City Council Announces Plan To...

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 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...

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...

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...

Minneapolis City Council Announces Plan To Dispand Police Department In Wake Of George Floyd’s Killing

The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system of public safety,...

OurWeek In Politics (May 27, 2020-June 3, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In...

Trump Administration Announces Intentions To Declare Antifa A Terrorist Organization

President Donald Trump tweeted on May 31 that the US will designate Antifa as a terrorist organization, even though the US government has no...

Presumptive Democratic Nominee Joe Biden Denounces President Trump For Response To Protests Over Racism & Police Brutality

Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on June 2 blasted President Donald Trump’s response to US protests over racism and police misconduct,...

Senate Republicans Block Measure Condemning President Trump’s Response To Anti-Racism Protesters

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocked a resolution proposed by Senate Democrats that would have censured President Trump's response to protesters...

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...

OurWeek In Politics (May 20, 2020-May 27, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Threatens To Shut Down...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Leads President Trump By Six Points In Latest Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has fallen by three points over the last week, according to new...

Congress Passes Bill Authorizing President Trump To Place Sanctions On China Regarding Human Rights Abuses Committed Against Uighur Muslims

The House of Representatives on May 27 passed legislation calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials responsible...

Former Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein To Testify In Senate Regarding Trump-Russia Probe

A key figure behind the US investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week...

President Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Sources Critical Of His Policies

President Donald Trump on May 27 threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after...

OurWeek In Politics (May 13, 2020-May 20, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.House of Representatives Approves Fourth Coronavirus Stimulus...

Federal Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging That President Donald Trump Orchestrated Fraudulent Marketing Schemes

A federal judge on May 18 allowed a federal lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump, his three eldest children and his company of collaborating with...

Study: Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Reduced Carbon Emissions To 14-Year Low

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced countries around the world to enact strict lockdowns, seal borders, and scale back economic activities. Despite these...

Iranian Parliament Passes Sweeping Anti-Israel Legislation

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved a bill on May 18 including a list of measures against Israel, such as the establishment of...

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...

OurWeek In Politics (May 6, 2020-May 13, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1.US Unemployment Rate Hits Highest Level In...

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

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Bernie Sander Drops Out Of Democratic Primary...

OurWeek In Politics (March 4, 2020-March 11, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Democratic Super Tuesday Primary Race, Joe Biden and...

Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar Drop Out, Endorse Joe Biden’s Candidacy

In a last-minute bid to unite the moderate wing of the Democratic Party, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg on March 2...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Wins South Carolina Democratic Primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden on February 29 decisively won the South Carolina primary as the first Southern primary contest reshaped...

OurWeek in Politics (February 26, 2020-March 4, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Former Vice President Joe Biden Wins South Carolina Democratic...

Analysis of the 2020 Iranian Parliamentary Elections

The Iranian conservatives will dominate the country's new parliament following an election marked by the lowest voter turnout in decades, according to state...

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...

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

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Announces 2021 Fiscal Year Budget

OurWeek In Politics (January 29, 2020-February 5, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Senate Acquits President Donald Trump In Impeachment Trial

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...

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