A case against Reparations

It is difficult to discuss racial justice in the United States. Empirically, it is easy to show that there is huge inequality between most white and non-white communities, and it is easy to track much of this inequality to past and present injustice. Despite these well-documented circumstances of inequality, how to address it has been […]

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How powerful is the NRA?

The National Rifle Association is one of the most politically active organizations in the United States. With chapters in every state and various other interest groups that support them, they have built a political empire that bullies candidates into adopting their positions rather than supporting any sort of gun control agenda. The NRA supports unregulated […]

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Fighter planes and student debt?

The F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter The United States has a rich history in aviation. Engineering marvels like the F-14 Tomcat, the P-51 Mustang and the A-10 Warthog revolutionized warfare during their time. It is no surprise then that the United States continuously updates its military arsenal to stay ahead of the curve. In the […]

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Extraordinary Rendition: torturing US citizens and a comprehensive argument against torture

Beginning in the early 1990s and continuing to this day, the Central Intelligence Agency, together with other U.S. government agencies, has utilized an intelligence-gathering program involving the transfer of foreign nationals suspected of involvement in terrorism to detention and interrogation in countries where — in the CIA’s view — federal and international legal safeguards do […]

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