Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

What’s the Big Deal with Gerrymandering?

By Stefanie Klaves   What do snakes, salamanders, and high-heel pumps have in common? Oddly enough, there have been electoral districts drawn to resemble all three. In response to these strange, contorted lines, political figures, citizens, and nonpartisan organizations alike have called for reforms to correct gerrymandering. Back in 1988, Ronald Reagan referred to gerrymandering…

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How To Change Someone’s Mind

How to change someone’s mind (even about politics).         Have you ever had a conversation with someone you disagreed with and no matter what you said or how you explained your viewpoint, no progress was made?  You are not alone. Millions of people around the world spend their time trying to change other’s minds and…

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Elections: Have They Always Been Ugly

Midterms have come and gone. In an already rapid news cycle that seems to fit in a month’s worth of content in one week, we watch the projected midterm election polling. For more information on various races around the country, check out the election results. Looking at the races happening now, back at 2016, and…

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Recession Reality

By: Gabrielle Etzel Hidden behind the day-to-day political scandals which consume the mainstream media is the impending inevitability of an economic crisis. Although individuals around the world are still reeling from the 2008 financial meltdown, the next recession in America is just around the corner after several years of moderate macroeconomic growth. (The fact that…

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Net Neutrality

By: Philip St. Jean On April 23, Net Neutrality rules were fully repealed with hundreds protesting its repeal and hundreds cheering for its removal. But plenty of people are still asking, what exactly Net Neutrality is? Defining Net Neutrality can be difficult, especially when both the left and right define it and its characteristics so…

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Bill of Rights

Need a refresher on the Bill of Rights? Well, here is the first 10 rights that you should know! Want to see other articles about the Constitution? Check out our Constitutional Ignorance article! Share the Facts:

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Socialism Debunked: Dangerous Misconceptions Demystified

Gabrielle M. Etzel is a political science and economics student at Grove City College. Always guided by the truth with analysis, she is a passionate liberty-lover and advocate of free-market capitalism, seeking to bring America back to its constitutional roots. Read all her content at The Unvarnished Blog. Self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made a…

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The Lack of Art in Free Speech

Guest writer Kendall Benjamin weighs in on the growing issue with free speech on college campuses. Kendall is a junior at Loyola University Maryland. She studies international business and political science. She is the vice president for Loyola’s chapter of College Republicans. After college Kendall wants to work in Washington, D.C. for a free-market nonprofit.…

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