The 2020 Election: Part One

We are glad to announce our upcoming coverage of the 2020 election, both the DNC primary process as well as the general election. We have posted our first coverage of the primary election in the form of six articles written by our editorial staff concerning the candidates that we consider the be viable contenders for the nomination. Strong arguments often …

Putin — Statement

Earlier today, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin announced that he would push through reforms that would shift some of the powers of the presidency to the Russian parliament and the prime minister. Putin intends to let parliament choose candidates for prime minister and the cabinet as well as setting a two-term limit for the presidency.  This reform would severely weaken …

Interview with MA Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser

Please note that this interview has been lightly edited for clarity. As part of our ongoing series on education reform, we interviewed Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser. Before his appointment by Governor Charlie Baker, Peyser served as an education advisor to Governers Bill Weld, Jane Swift, and Mitt Romney. Onto the interview! Q: Introduce yourself! A: My name is …

Interview with Congressman Jim McGovern

Please note that this is not part of our ongoing series on education. On October 25th, 2019, we interviewed Congressman James “Jim” McGovern, the U.S. House of Representatives member representing Massachusetts’s 2nd Congressional District. He currently serves as the chair of the House Rules Committee, the committee responsible for the rules under which bills may be presented to the House …

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 …