• The U.S. vs. The World
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    Based on his previous statements regarding climate regulation, the general consensus is that Donald J. Trump will to leave the Paris Climate Accord. If the United States does withdraw, they will be joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries to not partake in the agreement. President Trump made many remarks during his campaign that […]

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  • The Scoop on Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip
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    Amidst domestic controversy, Donald Trump has made his first foreign trip. His itinerary includes a visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Sicily, Brussels, and the Vatican City. His aides affirmed the trip’s intention to build relationships with international leaders, and Trump himself tweeted that he “will be strongly protecting American interests” on his personal Twitter. White […]

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  • What the French Elections Mean for the Rest of the World
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    As France approaches its 2017 presidential elections tomorrow, the stakes are high. It could result in a continuation of the Western World’s trend toward nativist populism or could serve to curb the growing movement. Four major candidates will be on the ballot: the far-right populist Marine Le Pen, the center-right Francois Fillon, the center-left Emmanuel […]

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  • In Defense of the Truth
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    With daily attacks on the media and a blatant detachment from reality, relics of fascism have appeared in the Trump administration. Although most attempts to fabricate information have been quelled by the media and fact checkers, appreciation for the truth may be in jeopardy. From Sean Spicer’s erroneous statements about the crowd size at the […]

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  • Michael Flynn’s Resignation
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    On Monday February 13, 2017, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned from his position, after facing heavy scrutiny for his phone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak before and after Trump’s November election victory. It was around this time that former President Barack Obama had imposed sanctions on Russia for suspicion […]

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