The Business End of a Gun – How to enact gun control in the United States

About the author:David Consiglio, Jr. is a school teacher and political activist. He is the founder of the online blog War Donkey, which can be found at quora.com/q/war-donkey. In 1964, The Surgeon General of the United States published a pivotal report¹ ​laying out the hazards of smoking on human health. At that time, over 40% of adult Americans smoked.² About 40% …

Are we underestimating overfishing?

Human obsession with the fishing industry has sparked unforeseen consequences in oceans worldwide. With modern fisheries spanning every corner of our oceans, the depletion of worldwide fish populations was disaster waiting to strike. 70% of fish stocks are being overused or are completely depleted. An ever-growing human population coupled with our basic need for protein has led us here: utter …

Greek Elections

On July 7th 2019, Greece’s New Democracy party returned to power after 4 years with a sweeping victory in the recent parliamentary elections. New Democracy (also known as ND) is a center-right, pro-EU, classical liberal party led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greece’s new Prime Minister. Mitsotakis has replaced Alexis Tsipras, leader of the democratic socialist, alter-globalist, populist party Syriza, which suffered …

Sudan: Update

Written by Kash Jain, founder, 7/17/2019 In the past month, the Northeast African country of Sudan has been trapped in a bitter power struggle between its people and the Authoritarian government (the region’s current dictatorship replaced President Omar al-Bashir upon his overthrow this past April).  Sudan’s military government clashed with countless citizens vying for democratic rule, ultimately leading to the …

Welcome

In a society plagued with a laundry list of social issues, corrupt organizations, and a slew of extremism on both sides of the aisle, it’s no secret that American politics are…messy. Over the past few years, we have become a country more at odds with itself than ever before. Bipartisan affairs have become a matter of neighbor against neighbor, friend …

Sudan

Written by Kash Jain, founder, 6/21/2019. Sudan needs our help. Earlier this year, the people of Sudan toppled their president in a bid for proper self-government. However, control of the nation was seized by a military coalition that has responded to calls for self-government with brutality and violence. America has long since deemed itself a protector of freedom and democracy. …

On Education

Written by Kash Jain, founder, 6/20/2019. As we have now moved past the two weeks of drudgery and frantic last-minute studying that are testing weeks for AP courses, it is the perfect time to start a conversation about one of the most pressing issues facing our nation: education. Most American high school students can attest that our educational system is …

How “The Lorax” is predicting society’s path: an environmental overview/call to action

Written by Katelyn Buckley, Editor-In-Chief, 4/25/2019 The original Lorax, perhaps the most well known cartoon of the seventies, stole the hearts of children and adults alike. Though, while this animated television special was beloved by all its viewers, the true meaning behind it is startling to say the least. In reality, the film depicts an isolated society that ruined itself …