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What do Recent Abortion Laws Mean for the Future of Women in America?

Throughout different historical periods female sexual desire has often been perceived as inherently evil; an attribute that must be repressed at all costs. However, opinions regarding female sexuality have fluctuated as social customs and fashions have fundamentally changed over time. Significantly, in the past century the struggle for female emancipation has been frequently discussed and […]

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Joseph Kennedy III: A New Face

Kennedy. Does that surname sound familiar? It is one of the most popular surnames in the United States of America. Joseph Kennedy III is a thirty seven year old U.S Democratic Representative, he is well known in Massachusetts’s political spectrum. He currently made a speech which brought him into the spotlight nationally and internationally. He […]

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Gerrymandering: How to Rig a Democratic Election

Many politicians in Western countries seem to understand the importance of fair elections. They boast about their own democratic system, and how it indicates their superiority over countries such as Russia and China, which are generally perceived to have fewer and more poorly executed elections. But are Western elections really “democratic”? Gerrymandering is the act of […]

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US 2020: A Census in Crisis

The United States is scheduled to undergo its 23rd National Population Census in the year 2020. Since 1790, this decennial event has been practiced by the Government of the United States in order to enumerate citizens and  to reapportion congressional districts, the two goals laid out by the US Constitution. In the centuries after its […]

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Why Haven’t We Heard More from Reince Priebus?

Since Richard Nixon’s Presidency, no Commander in Chief has succeeded without an effective Chief of Staff. The failures and shortcomings that highlighted both the Ford and Carter Administrations seemed to leave one thing clear; a modern president can not efficiently govern his or her nation, without delegating some important but mundane tasks to a loyal […]

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How a Local US Election is Shaping a National Political Discourse

Historically, the true test of any new US President is his party’s performance in the midterm elections, which take place two years after he ascends to the presidency. During these biennial elections, nearly 470 local and statewide officials are up for reelection across the United States, and while most remain in the hands of the […]