SCOTUS Picks Property Rights Over the Constitution

The Case A California regulation allows union organizers onto agricultural employers’ property for up to three hours per day for 120 days per year in order to solicit support for unionization. Two such employers sued, claiming that the regulation violates the Fifth Amendment, which says, in part, that “private property [shall not] be taken for […]

The Insurrection Act Is Mortally Flawed, But The CIVIL Act Can Fix It

The Insurrection Act In 2020 Though the protests surrounding police brutality have mostly de-escalated, the people of this country remember when, just last month, violence erupted in city streets nationwide, often ignited by police forces. As many took to the streets to protest racism in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, President Trump continually threatened […]

The Electoral College Is An Outdated And Unfair Way To Elect Presidents

What Is The Electoral College?  2016 was the most recent election where there was controversy regarding the electoral college. Even though Donald Trump lost the popular vote by almost 3 million, he won the election because he gained 74 more Electoral College votes. This has only happened four times in America’s history, most of them dating back to the […]

The Unfounded Concerns Over Mail-In and Absentee Ballots

Current Use of Voting by Mail With the number of COVID-19  cases still escalating in some areas of the nation, states are struggling to find a way to continue elections while ensuring the safety of their residents. The danger of in-person voting can be seen in Wisconsin, where government officials decided to hold the Democratic […]

Foreign Aid: Charity For Our Ego

Global poverty comes in many forms. Scars of colonialism, imperialism, and warfare have plunged entire nations into economic ruin. Many wealthier nations see their responsibility, and so claim that they are working to financially empower and uplift the people who have suffered from their policies. Despite the billions of dollars given in aid, poverty, imperialism, […]

Anti-Muslim PEGIDA Protests: An Artifact of Germany’s Past

Since October, there have been weekly marches by a group called Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the Occident, also known as PEGIDA, increasing racism against Muslim citizens seeking asylum in Germany. Since the recent Charlie Hebdo massacre, the marches have gotten stronger in number, making the problem much more obvious. The major problem is […]

The Tradegy of the North Korea Apartment

On May 13, a 23-story apartment building under construction in the capital of North Korea, Pyongyang, collapsed. This incident resulted in a considerable number of causalities. The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported details of the accident. The apartment collapse, which left human causalities, occurred on the afternoon of May 13 at a construction site in […]

New Threat of North Korea: Nuclear Testing Danger

It has been six months since the last time the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, threatened to use nuclear weapons on South Korea, leaving only a “sea of fire” in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Currently, North Korea has been preparing for their 4th nuclear test. The neighboring countries have all been speaking […]

The Taiwanese Sunflower Movement – A Critical Point for Democracy

On March 17th, 2014, the Kuomingtang party, the political majority in Taiwan, forced a trade pact with China through the island’s government, overriding the Taiwanese Legislature in an executive action by President Ma Yingjeou. This action elicited public outcry because it is seen as a violation of democratic process. The following morning, hundreds of Taiwanese […]