Politics

Guns, Germs, and Steeling for the Future

Emily Kocis rejects the recent labeling of firearm business as essential during the pandemic.
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COVID-19 Should Not Be Used as an Excuse To Implement Abortion Bans

Surya Swaroop shares her disdain for rollbacks on abortion amidst a global pandemic.
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Biden Or Bust

Sophia Lovell discusses the importance of voting regardless of whether your first-choice candidate is the nominee.
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When One Party Commits Voter Suppression, Democracy Suffers

Wisconsin is a microcosm of the national political sphere. The issues with voter suppression that arose on April 7 are being spoken of all across the country.
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Trump is Not the Leader We Need Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

Surya Swaroop describes how our president is mishandling the current heath crisis.
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Following the Money: How Big Oil is Backing Candidates

With Election Day swiftly approaching, Sheina Crystal, Kayla Gorman and Miranda O'Brien investigate the ties between Big Oil and local political candidates.
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In 2020, We Can’t Afford To Be Cynical

Whoever sits in the Oval Office for the next four years will help determine what our future will look like. Our vote matters now more than ever before.
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Why Elizabeth Warren is the Ultimate Progressive Reformer

Sara Rubin assesses the differences between two progressive frontrunners of the upcoming Democratic presidential primary.
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The Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange Jeopardize Journalism

Luke Hamilton argues that the charges against Julian Assange undermine the First Amendment and endanger freedom of the press.
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The First Amendment Isn’t a Free Pass To Discriminate

Justin Tran clears up common misconceptions about the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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There Should Be No Expiration Date on Ending Sex Discrimination

Surya Swaroop writes about the Equal Rights Amendment's journey to ratification.
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Freedom Under Fire: Stand with the People of Hong Kong

Studying abroad in Hong Kong has given Emma Xing a firsthand look at the clash between its people and government.
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The Opioid Crisis: Big Pharma Needs to Pay for Their Crimes

Surya Swaroop declares why we should be further penalizing companies responsible for the Opioid Crisis.
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The Puerto Rican Protests: A Lesson in Democracy

In light of recent protests in Puerto Rico, Nina Nazario discusses the importance of this victory to democracy as a whole.
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In 2020, ‘Nice Guys’ Finish First

In response to Joe Biden's presidential candidacy, Grace Wiley argues that political figures must be held accountable for sexual misconduct.
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