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Democratic candidates appeal to prospective voters

October 11, 2019

The majority of the democratic presidential candidates flocked to Iowa last week in the midst of the Polk County Steak Fry, a people’s forum in Des Moines, as well as a presidential forum on the rights...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter
October 26, 2018

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median...

Salvini Decree hindering immigration

October 5, 2018

On Monday, Sept. 24, the Italian government issued a strict decree on immigration, calling for tougher standards in order to qualify for humanitarian protection. The decree, also known as the Salvini Decree,...

Germany faces problems in forming a coalition

Angela Merkel is the leader of the Christian Democratic Union. Portrait of Angela Merkel (CDU), Chancellor of Germany. Picture taken in february 17, 2011 in the Congress Center, Hamburg By Christoph Braun (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons.
January 19, 2018

Germany held federal elections on Sept. 24, and a coalition government has yet to be formed. Germany’s electoral system utilizes a form of proportional representation in which each voter gets two votes,...

2017 French presidential election: voters choose between Macron, Le Pen in runoff

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May 5, 2017

Since the establishment of the French Fifth Republic, candidates from the center-left Socialist Party and center-right political parties that preceded The Republicans have won the nation’s top office....

District divisions affect election

March 25, 2016

In February, a court ruling threw out two racially gerrymandered North Carolina districts. Since then, Republican legislators have made these dragon-shaped and triangle-shaped areas into solid political...

Community shows support for candidates

March 4, 2016

This year’s political race has been like no other. With many different candidates pushing for a number of conflicting ideas, Americans have a lot to choose from, but one thing remains constant: Americans...

Voters feel unheard after recent election in Uganda

March 4, 2016

A democratic system’s intent is to put a person in power based on the votes of a populace. In theory, it allows everyone’s voice to be heard. But a democracy only works when the establishment plays...

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