Tag: US Politics

The KKK and the World Today

The KKK and the World Today

There isn’t much I can say on the topic of white supremacy, Nazism, and the recent horrors in Charlottesville, VA that has not already been said in the past few days (and said far better than I could ever say it). Nevertheless, when I think […]

Education: A Requirement for Democracy

Education: A Requirement for Democracy

My alma mater, Michigan State University. When I began writing this piece a few days ago, it was nearly impossible for me to set aside my own incredulity at the fact that according to a new Pew Research Center poll, a majority of surveyed Republicans […]

I Guess I Have To Start Wearing The Pants Now

I Guess I Have To Start Wearing The Pants Now

I have a complicated relationship with trousers. (For the sake of our UK readers I’m going to stumble through this by using ‘trousers’ instead of ‘pants.’ I wouldn’t want you to think the following is about undergarments, although I’m sure I’ll also get to that piece eventually.)

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Trump’s Foreign Policy Disconnect

Trump’s Foreign Policy Disconnect

Since the end of the Second World War, promoting diplomacy and cooperation between states has been at the forefront of American foreign policy. From the creation of NATO to the Camp David Accords to the Good Friday Agreement, presidents and their administrations have seen the […]