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Op-ed, Politics

Brazilian Election: The decision is Easier Than You Think

Brazil is going through a delicate moment. The presidential elections have never been as polarized and controversial as 2018’s have been. On one side, there is Haddad. A leftist candidate who has a speech that resonates with social commitment, but at the same time, whose political party (“PT”) has had involvement with corruption and money laundering over the years. On the other side, there is Bolsonaro. A self-proclaimed conservative, with speeches of hatred and prejudice going

Politics

Seven Important Names To Know In Trump’s Cabinet

With the President and his Cabinet dominating most American news coverage, it’s difficult to keep track of who’s who. It is important, however, to know some names in Washington, even if they haven’t achieved a major legislative goal almost a year into the presidency. These are the people in Trump’s cabinet who’ve had the most media coverage around their position. Vice President: Mike Pence The former Governor of Indiana, Pence is somewhat of a token

Op-ed

Simple Facts You Need to Know About the Alt-Right

The other night, as I was thinking about ideas for an article to write this week, I began watching the VICE documentary on what occurred in Chartlottesville earlier in the week. I couldn’t help but take notes as I continued to watch in shock and disgust as a group of white supremacists and neo-Nazis paraded through the streets of Virginia while waving Confederate flags decorated with swastikas. But while I sat in my bed for

Politics

Betsy DeVos Has Just Secured A Full Vote On The Senate Floor – And Here’s The Problem With That:

After days and days of protesting for the removal of Betsy DeVos from the nominations of Secretary of Education, all twelve Republican votes have just now cleared DeVos for a full vote on the Senate floor. While votes continue to be counted; parents, students, and teachers across the nation fear for the future of public education in America. Amongst the list of problematic cabinet nominees, Betsy DeVos shows a prominent danger to our children’s future

Politics

The Real, The Bad & The Dirty: Melania Trump And Her Marriage

On Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, Donald and Melania Trump were sworn in as the United States’ President and First Lady. On that day, a storm of photos surfaced the internet of their family, Donald, and Melania all looking happy to become America’s model family. But recently, a series of videos and photos have come out proving Melania feels otherwise. this makes me really sad, i genuinely feel bad for her. he doesn’t appreciate her and

Feminism

Apparently, Canada Thinks Disabled People Are Too Expensive

Now we all know on the day of November 8th, 2016 was officially the death of America as we knew it. Pictures surfaced of people crying, protests exploded immediately after the news hit the internet, and Canada’s immigration website had crashed down. As far as I knew, when my eyes read that Trump had won the electoral college over, my heart had sunk down into my stomach, and the only word that was somewhat present

Politics

Now That Trump Is President, What Will Happen to Obamacare?

If you haven’t heard already, Donald Trump promised everyone that one of the first things he will do once elected is to repeal the Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare. Many Republicans are optimistic about this plan since the majority of them opposed the act while Obama was president. This troubling reality for healthcare is now a fact. Trump states he will follow through on the promises made throughout the election, but will it happen? Looking

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