Politics

Moving past the immigration impasse in a bipartisan way

America's presidential primaries and the recent Brexit signal a troubling tendency towards isolationism and a heightened anti-immigrant rhetoric fueled by fears of demographic diversity, terrorist threats and middle class concerns about...

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An important week for Puerto Rico In Philadelphia

The issue of the United States Territory of Puerto Rico will be upfront at the 2016 Democratic Party National Convention in Philadelphia. Finally, after decades of negligence by the two major political parties in the mainland, Puerto Rico will be...

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Gingrich’s dangerous rhetoric on Muslims

Hours after the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France former House Speaker Newt Gingrich declared, “Western civilization is in a war. We should frankly test every person here who is of a Muslim background, and if they believe in sharia, they...

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The self-implosion of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) has been forced to resign as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee after revelations that the DNC engaged in a concerted campaign to sabotage Bernie Sanders...

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Send ‘em all home

In the aftermath of the Brexit, there’s a rising sense of imminent political change in the United States. The spectacular, disruptive insurgencies of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have illuminated the...

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Paul Ryan's impossible decision

Ever since Donald Trump won enough delegates to become the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the Republican Party has been split in how to deal with the controversial businessman. There have been influential figures in the party who...
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Porn is not a 'public health crisis'

A Republican National Convention platform committee has declared pornography “a public health crisis.” Committee members don’t seem to know what “public health” means.

Lately it’s been liberal Democrats who have applied the “public health”...

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