U.S. Politics

End of an Era

January 18, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman On Thursday, HuffPost announced the end of its blogging platform. Is it a sign of what is to come for news sites that have a blogging platform for contributors? In an 333-word […]

The Middle East

What Cutting US Funding for UNWRA Means

January 17, 2018 Shep Gerszberg 0

By Shep Gerszberg On Tuesday, the United States announced that they would be withholding about $65 million from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA), the Palestinian refugee agency run by the […]


Blue Pins Explained

January 15, 2018 Cory Evans 0

By Cory Evans Probably the most common question American politicians ask when they meet high-level Japanese Members of Parliament is simply this: “What’s the blue ribbon lapel pin for?” All Members of Parliament in Japan […]

U.S. Politics

The Spectatortocracy

January 11, 2018 William Truban 0

By William Truban Insanity prevails. These words underscore the current political environment. The 2016 election was less than a year and a half ago and already people are talking about 2020, with the White House discussing […]

U.S. Politics

Could Joe Arpaio Split Bannon Vote?

January 10, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman On Tuesday, former Maricopa Country sheriff Joe Arpaio announced his run this year for the Senate from Arizona. Arpaio, pardoned by President Donald Trump for a conviction of criminal contempt that carried a […]

The National Discourse

Be Wary of Trump’s Bannon Rebuke

January 4, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman On Wednesday, President Donald Trump excoriated his former campaign chairman and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon for his service to him and leaking information to the media. In response to a […]