Gasolinazo 2017: Mexican Gas Crisis

In his 2014 new year’s address to the nation, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that his administration would enact various measures to revitalize the sluggish Mexican economy, including plans to reduce the price of electric energy and put an end to the dreaded gasolinazo, the monthly increases of gasoline prices. They would accomplish this tremendous feat by […]

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The Kremlin President

Over fifty years ago, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy rose to prominence after claiming he had an extensive list of “members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring” that were working for the US State Department. Though McCarthy’s accusations were largely unfounded, our country became paranoid that foreign entities had infiltrated the highest […]

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Calexit?

The 2016 election was a major victory for the Republican party. Their nominee Donald Trump defied the odds and garnered more electoral votes than Hillary Clinton, beating her 306 to 232. They also came up big in House and Senate races, currently holding 51 seats in the Senate and another 240 in the House compared […]

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Whole World Watching

Protests against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) near the Standing Rock, North Dakota have been raging for well over half a year now, but in the past two months, tensions between the self-proclaimed “water defenders” and law enforcement authorities have increased significantly. Clashes between the two have become more frequent and more violent recently, with hundreds arrested and dozens […]

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