• What A Bernie Sanders Nomination Will Mean for the Democrats
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    The years of intra-party unity that Donald Trump has brought about for the Democrats appears to be coming to an end. Alongside increasing support for Bernie Sanders’s (awesome, but farfetched) domestic agenda, there are Democrats who want more fiscal restraint. And despite scores of progressives embracing identity politics, some—most notably, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg—don’t […]

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  • A Big Week for Outer Space
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    The past week brought a slew of both frightening and exciting advances in space technology around the world. India joined a list of only 4 countries to ever shoot down a satellite orbiting Earth. SpaceX successfully tested its Hopper rocket module and will launch the Falcon Heavy rocket for the second time on Sunday evening. […]

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  • Recession 2020?
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    There have been nearly fifty recessions since the days of the Articles of Confederation, some of them (such as the Great Depression, which lasted for three years and seven months from August 1929 to March 1933) worse than others. The most recent American recession, called the Great Recession, started in December 2007 and did not […]

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  • A Brief Introduction to Weezer
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    Despite groans and snobbish pontification by the music criticism community, Weezer has finally released their fifth self-titled (and fourteenth overall) studio album: the Black Album. Weezer has endured a turbulent history, both with its fans, its former fans, and music listeners in general. Their debut album, Weezer (the Blue Album) received almost universal praise from […]

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  • Why I’m Not Political
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    I believe in science. More specifically, I believe in using the scientific method to understand the world around us. This procedure of posing a question, hypothesizing, systematically observing and measuring, analyzing collected data, and formulating a theory works pretty well for all of our practical purposes. I would even argue that it is the best […]

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  • The Politics of Condemnation
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    Now that voters can follow lawmakers on Twitter with the press of a button, members of Congress are expected to comment on everything that happens. Gone are the days when politicians could eschew discussing sensitive or difficult issues by dishing a mere “no comment” to probing reporters. Now, politicians are expected to take to Twitter […]

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  • Prior member of ISIS Now Wants Return
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    You might remember the name of “Shamima Begum,” a woman who left Britain to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant four years ago. Begum, who was a fifteen year old high schooler, went to Syria in 2015 to marry Yago Riedijk and become part of the group. Recently though, The Times journalist […]

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  • The Future Impacts of Brexit
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    It has been more than two years since the controversial topic of Brexit first entered the public conversation. Now, the consequences of Brexit has begun to appear. Recently, British Mindline International, as known as BMI, declared its bankruptcy. This sudden announcement by the airline impacted lots of people greatly, including employees and passengers. The company […]

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  • Tragedy Strikes in English Football
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    It all started off like a fairytale for Cardiff City, a Wales-based football club and their supporters. For the professional football team that plays in the top tier of English football, the Premier League, the later days of January had the club’s supporters celebrating the arrival of Emiliano Sala. A club record signing for Cardiff, […]

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