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 perform abortions with life in prison. “Today, I…

Supreme Court Holds Hearings On Congressional Gerrymandering Case
American Law

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 a second time…

Analysis Of President Donald Trump’s 2020 Fiscal Year Budget
Politics

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 sharp cuts to…

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 and…

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 wanted…

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, dealing…

Soldiers: Desertion, Rebellion, and the Philosophy of the Refusal to Fight
American History

Soldiers: Desertion, Rebellion, and the Philosophy of the Refusal to Fight

Throughout human history, war has often been a method for different governments, nation-states, as well as organizations, to control resources. These wars have become bloodier…

Theories of Democratic Transitions: “The Civic Culture”
Comparative Politics

Theories of Democratic Transitions: “The Civic Culture”

In the book “The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations, An Analytic Study,” Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba present a study of…

“10 Minutes: Trump One Year President” Video Response
American Economics

“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 been…

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…

History of the Republican Party
American Economics

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 liberal…

Grassroots Organizations for Collective Policies
Media

Grassroots Organizations for Collective Policies

` Organizations and Links helpful to good Grassroots policy idea and website links.Along with Information General + Organizations  Eventbrite  -Post Events on here to get…

Socio-political Inequalities in the Middle East: How to Address Them
International Politics

Socio-political Inequalities in the Middle East: How to Address Them

A major issue facing the Middle East is the continued struggle to address the limited level of political freedom and high level of socioeconomic inequalities…

TrumpCare – Developing Slogans with the Donald
Public Policy

TrumpCare – Developing Slogans with the Donald

TrumpCare- Killing poor people, was never so easy TrumpCare- Poor or Black? Not our problem. TrumpCare- Rich people stay rich and the poor get less…

Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey: Recent Policy Proposals
Public Policy

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 been…

Universal Basic Income a Conservative Idea?
Development

Universal Basic Income a Conservative Idea?

What is Universal Basic Income? The idea that every citizen of a state should receive a basic income to survive. Instead of work 9-5 regular…

Marco Palladino for Public Office

Idea to add categories Criminal Justice Environmental Social Economic Educationally Liberty Green energy/infrastructure development http://www.jill2016.com/plan Income inequality https://talkpoverty.org/2015/06/10/solutions-economic-inequality/ Marco Palladino is a 22-year-old running for…

US Policy Afghanistan,What You should Know
Essays

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…

4 Reasons Why President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order is Wrong
American Law

4 Reasons Why President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order is Wrong

Almost two weeks ago, President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries (Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, and Somalia),…

Bonnie Steinbock “Most Abortions are Morally Legitimate” Textual Analysis
Philosophy

Bonnie Steinbock “Most Abortions are Morally Legitimate” Textual Analysis

In the 2005 article “Most Abortions Are Morally Legitimate,” Bonnie Steinbock puts forward an argument stating that abortion is in fact morally justified in most…

Don Marquis “Abortion Is Immoral” Textual Analysis
Philosophy

Don Marquis “Abortion Is Immoral” Textual Analysis

In the 1989 essay “Abortion Is Immoral,” Don Marquis argues that abortion is morally wrong. Marquis feels that most contemporary philosophers ignore the issue of…

Thomas Hobbes and Leviathan
Comparative Politics

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 a…

“The political economy of democratic transitions” Response
American Economics

“The political economy of democratic transitions” Response

In the article “The political economy of democratic transitions,” Stephen Haggard and Robert Kaufman explore the effects of socioeconomic factors on democracy. Since the early…

Ayn Rand: Capitalism and Objectivism Manifested in Atlas Shrugged
American Economics

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 objectivism….

“FDR’s Folly” Book Review
American Economics

“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. President…

“The Elusive Republic” Book Review
American Economics

“The Elusive Republic” Book Review

Throughout the 1980 book The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America, Drew McCoy attempts to explore the competing economic visions in the U.S. during…

Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”)
Politics

Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”)

One of the most influential pieces of legislation in recent memory is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare.” Ever since…

The Minimum Wage Debate & its Economic Future
American Economics

The Minimum Wage Debate & its Economic Future

One of the most important aspects of the debate over economic policy is the effectiveness of the Minimum Wage and the prospects for its increase….

My Experiences at the American Legion Boys State Program (June 2011)
Law

My Experiences at the American Legion Boys State Program (June 2011)

There are some moments in life that are the result of hard work and determination. One such moment in my life was getting the opportunity…