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The Supreme Court Tackles How Legislative Districts Should Be Calculated

Byron Williams | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics
Byron Williams

I don't dismiss the arguments put forth by Evenwel -- far from it. Is it in keeping with the constitutional values of America to have the presence of undocumented immigrants in urban areas, for example, dilute the vote of rural voters?

The Narcissism Behind Our Use of Animals

Noah Manne | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Noah Manne

Narcissism has become a defining feature of the human species. While it is a "sick" way of being in the world, it is maladaptive, not absolute. We each can continue to adapt. By choosing to change the way we think and behave, we each can heal what ails the larger organism of which we are a part so we all can be healthier in all ways.

Don't Turn Back the Clock on Equal Voting Rights in NY

Ramon Velasquez | Posted 06.08.2011 | New York
Ramon Velasquez

A person living in a town with a prison has more voting power than most other New Yorkers because of a practice called "prison-based gerrymandering."

Reading The Constitution

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The newly-Republican House of Representatives is going to start off their tenure reading the entire Constitution on the floor of the House. There's one problem with this: Who gets to read the uncomfortable bits?