Category: Politics

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Dandong: Portal Into Another Dimension

The border between China and North Korea is separated by the Yalu River. Each side is vastly different. I arrived through the Chinese border city of Dandong via a train from Beijing. The moment I […]

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Dumbin’ it Down for The Donald

Over the course of 2016’s presidential campaign, many have been unable to bring themselves to take Trump seriously, even as he takes the caucus cakes in consecutive states. There have been many jokes circulating in […]

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Conservative Terrorism

To anyone observing reality with regular eyes, there is a distinct difference between the ways in which the threat of violence is combatted by law enforcement and communicated by news media, the control variables being: […]

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Trump the Dump

You’ve heard of him. You’ve seen at least one video of his misogynistic, racist, and small minded views. You know who this presidential candidate is, and if you’re reading this, you probably don’t like him. […]

Look Out, Hillary, The Capital Region is Feeling The Bern!

A few days ago, in Albany, droves of Upstate New Yorkers hastily lined up outside of the Washington Avenue Armory in support of Senator Bernie Sanders. The presidential candidate from Vermont delivered a speech, hoping […]

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#WeAreNotThis

“AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR SINGLE-SEX MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM AND CHANGING FACILITIES IN SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC AGENCIES AND TO CREATE STATEWIDE CONSISTENCY IN REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS.” – General Assembly of North Carolina’s […]

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Why I Stand Behind A Secularized Nation

“This is going to be the most important thing you will ever read,” my Classics and World Religions professor told us in reference to another long scholarly essay we were assigned to read for next […]

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Why Juveniles Deserve a Second Chance at Justice

“It’s important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven’t had the right mentors and supporters around them – because […]

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Trump Likes His Steak Well Done

What’s the point of even ordering a steak if that’s how you’re going to go about it? Ignore everything this buffoon is saying. Pay attention to the bro sitting behind him, to the right. That’s Zach Etkind, […]

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Libertarians Are Feeling the Bern, They Just Don’t Know It Yet

Libertarian leaners, whose most viable candidate, Rand Paul, dropped out of the race on February 3rd, are on the market for a new man to back. Perhaps, this person will be found not amongst the […]

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Dr. StrangeTrump or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Don

Donald Trump. That name probably makes you shiver. Donald Trump, evil incarnate, who hates Mexicans and Muslims and women and who would probably bang his daughter. The man whose hair can only be explained through […]

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The Greatest Threat to Liberalism in America (Is a Liberal)

Did you catch the last Democratic debate on NBC? You know, the one that was scheduled on a holiday weekend when people were busy spending time with family and friends or what not? Or the pitiful […]