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The Mess Created by No-Fly Lists

Calvin Chiu explains why no-fly lists do more harm than good.
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Yale, Mizzou and Beyond: Have Protestors Lost Sight of Their Intentions?

Jason Garshfield challenges protestors at Yale and Mizzou, and liberal students across the country to examine the methods by which they are protesting.
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Why America Should Do Right by Refugees

Calvin Chiu dissects the current refugee situation, and explains why many Americans are getting it wrong.
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Catch a Fire: A Letter from the Bernie Sanders Campaign

A letter from the Santa Barbara for Bernie 2016 campaign.
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The Case for Russian Intervention in Syria

Brice Richmond considers the potential might of Russia in combating militant extremists in the Syrian conflict.
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The Power of Polarization

Political polarization threatens us all...Hayden Plunkett explains why.
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The Ecosocialism Parasite

Jason Garshfield warns his capitalist comrades to be wary of the new socialist agenda.
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Gun Control in the UK, Gun Crisis in the U.S.

Vicky Munro questions why the U.S. has an absurd obsession with guns
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UCSB’s Free Speech Problem

Jason Garshfield raises the issue of UCSB's recently changed FIRE rating.
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Boko Haram: Why We Should Care About the Islamic State in Africa

Nik Frey analyzes the (lack of) response to Boko Haram in recent American media coverage
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Why Private Ballots Are Bullshit

Why keep the votes we support secret? Peter Mounteer has had enough.
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When the Independent Takes the Gold

An independent candidate just won the position of external vice president of statewide affairs, over a candidate who had an “undefeated” party backing him up. I repeat. An INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE...
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One Hundred Years of Silence: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

“Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it,” wrote George Santayana some 10 years prior to the mass murder, ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Armenian and Greek Christi...
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Ready, Set, Vote

If there’s one thing young people love, it’s being didactically preached to about civic responsibility and the importance of voting. Stop any given 20 something you may pass on the street, inquire...
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Elections and the Ever-Growing Ego

  Your face is everywhere. Your voice rings throughout cramped lecture halls. You don’t even know how many people you’ve commodified yourself toward — how many hands you’ve shaken with or...
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