U.S. Politics

The Forgotten History of the Rainbow Flag

June 27, 2017 Chloe Davis 1

The city of Philadelphia has introduced a version of the Rainbow Flag that incorporates brown and black stripes to highlight the contributions to the gay rights movement by people of color. But this represents a misunderstanding of the rainbow’s symbolism. […]

U.S. Politics

Donald Trump and the Policy of America Last

June 23, 2017 Isaac Simon 0

Perhaps it goes without saying, but a country’s agreement to the Paris Accords implies that it not only believes in anthropogenic climate change, but are also willing to stop its progression. That is not the view of the current administration. […]

U.S. Politics

Sanders’ Destitute Estate

June 21, 2017 Ryan Sweeney 0

By Ryan Sweeney In a Senate Budget Committee hearing recently, Senator Bernie Sanders engaged in a heated exchange with White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. Sanders berated Mulvaney for the White House’s proposal to repeal […]

U.S. Politics

In Defense of Principle

June 19, 2017 Chloe Davis 1

Lawmakers who take a principled stance are called obstructionists or said to be showboating for their constituents, rather than doing the responsible, grown-up work of passing laws. […]