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Will Palestinian Leaders Ever Unite?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Daoud Kuttab

For the first time in years, Palestinian reconciliation talks have not received the usual high-caliber media coverage, not even in the Palestinian media.

Does Anyone Disgusted by U.S. Politics Actually Move to Canada?

Amy Arndt | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics
Amy Arndt

I'm dying to know how many of you are seriously going to move to Canada when someone you don't like becomes our next president. Are you really moving to Canada?

Transparent governments and institutions publish open data: Fifa should be no exception

Jack Hardinges | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Jack Hardinges

On 26 February a new Fifa president will be elected at a special congress held at the organisation's headquarters in Zurich. The election, which will ...

Which Donald Is it? A Trump Challenger Rises in the Poles

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 02.09.2016 | Comedy
Karim Shamsi-Basha

I have lived in this country for over 30 years, and I have always admired our free system of government - by the people and for the people. We freely ...

A Roar for Freedom: Chewbacca for President 2016

Michael Varrati | Posted 02.08.2016 | Comedy
Michael Varrati

With the election cycle heating up, there's no question that many of us are starting to feel the drain of campaign fatigue. Though we all rally around...

Managing the End of the Marcos Regime and the Rise of Corazon Aquino

ADST | Posted 02.03.2016 | World
ADST

Opposing the rule of Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos, Senator Benigno Aquino returned from exile in the U.S. in August 1983, only to be assassinated upon his arrival in Manila.

Trumping Political Science? Lessons from Donald Trump's Surprising Campaign

Kirby Goidel | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

It is unclear if Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of political campaigning but he has unquestionably left pundits and political scientists baffled by his success. Most careful observers of politics (present authors included) believed Trump would have washed out quickly and decisively.

Donald Trump Is Killing It With Rust Belt Voters

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Here are some scary findings for anyone who doesn't support Donald Trump for president. Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO un...

From Behind the Bar

Emma Weaver | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Emma Weaver

From the outside, the Des Lux Hotel bar doesn't look like much. No brightly-lit signs hang in the windows to draw in customers. It's location outside Iowa capital city's East Village separates it from the majority of this city's hangout spots. Seen through the windows, the bar's interior is dimly lit and inconspicuous.

How Do We Pick the President?

Jessica Levinson | Posted 01.26.2016 | Education
Jessica Levinson

We hear a great deal about the presidential election, including how is running, how they are polling, and how much money they have raised. However, few understand exactly how we pick the leader of the free world.

Iowa: Eye of the Storm

Emma Weaver | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Emma Weaver

The most shocking discovery of my first six days in Des Moines was that Bernie Sanders, a Democrat, and Donald Trump, who is seeking the GOP nod, are the strongest Presidential candidates heading into the 2016 Iowa caucuses.

These Are The Best Presidential Campaign Posters Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Riley Arthur | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Advertising campaigns are a critical part of any successful American presidential election. As you can see below, U.S. presidential races have yi...

Trump's Success is a Desperate Cry for Help

René Zografos | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
René Zografos

A country in crisis will always search for outsiders. And if we look at what Donald Trump suggests, to deny Muslims into America, we must admit that this is quite an extreme proposal -- even for Republican standards.

Candidate Confessional: A Podcast About Those Who Ran For Office... And Lost

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

Roughly one year ago -- we can’t believe it’s been that long -- we began working on a podcast called "Candidate Confessional." It was a p...

Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College

Tyler Lewis | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Tyler Lewis

Voting for President of the United States Come this November, many of us Americans will journey to our specified polling place to cast a vote for t...

Shutting Down Guantanamo Must Be A Priority During President Obama's Final Year in Office

Zainab Chaudry | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Zainab Chaudry

The lives of these prisoners and their families have been impacted beyond measure, and the lack of indictment or evidence pointing to their guilt is a damning testimony that their continued detention is a crime against humanity.

Obama Gives GOP Guns and Ammunition for 2016 Election

Kevin Price | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics
Kevin Price

Obama's ratings are abysmal, yet the GOP has done very little to garner enthusiasm from voters. In fact, many rank and file Republicans believe the GOP is complicit with the Democrats in creating our current national woes.

Bernie Sanders Hints Elizabeth Warren as Vice President

Wade Norris | Posted 01.08.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

Recently on the Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Bernie Sanders was interviewed by Wilmore, alongside Grace Parra and Jordan Carlos. The interview wa...

On January 20, 2017 Bernie Sanders Will Be Sworn In as America's 45th President

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders will become president, and I explain that while people evolve, nobody changes positions on key issues more than Clinton. Between Clinton and Trump, Americans have a Democrat funded by prison lobbyists and a billionaire populist who once identified more with Democrats than Republicans.

Electing A Better Post-Divorce Life, Thanks To The Can't-idates

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 12.28.2015 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

Everything I needed to know about divorced parenting I learned from Pulp Fiction. And it has nothing to do with proper use of ball gags or the advantages of keeping an EpiPen handy.

Spain Votes "No" to Failed Economic Policies

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Mark Weisbrot

In Spain's elections last Sunday, the two parties that have ruled the country for the past three decades took serious losses. This has important implications for the future of not only the country but also the rest of Europe.

It's A Wonderful Election, American Voter

John A. Tures | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The American voter stood out over a bridge on Christmas Eve, a crumpled newspaper in one hand. "Why does it seem like the world's problems are too bi...

Supporting Universal Voter Registration Should Be a Bipartisan Effort

Colin Curtis | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
Colin Curtis

States should follow Oregon and California's lead here and do more to ensure that their citizens are able to be heard, and my home state of Kansas is no exception - though they may need to recall Kris Kobach first.

I'm With Stupid: The Manchurian Trumpidate and His Big Hair Secret

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.18.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It's brilliant, really, and I believe it leads to the inescapable conclusion that Trump is secretly a Democrat. Nothing else could explain his actions.

The Public Should Pay for Elections So Politicians Can't Be Bought

Dave Palmer | Posted 12.17.2015 | New York
Dave Palmer

Until election campaigns in New York State are publicly funded, getting rid of bad-apple politicians won't do much. The whole tree is rotten.