Category Archives: Current Events

Never Forget the Women’s March on Washington

It’s been a little over two months since Donald Trump was elected the unfortunate 45th president of the United States. Nothing celebratory accompanied his Inauguration. The parade and subsequent balls failed to clear the dark clouds over Washington. The following … Continue reading

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Scapegoating Hillary

As I type, Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote stands at over 1.7 million votes. Her loss to Donald Trump marks the second time in her career that she’s been forced to concede an election despite having won a … Continue reading

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This is not normal.

If there were ever a time I hoped to be wrong, this would’ve been that time. Shortly after the Iowa Caucuses in February, I wrote an article titled, “Here comes the revolution, but it’s not what you think.” In that … Continue reading

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Is the media shaping our opinions? Yes it is.

“Here’s what I think is going on, and I think we’ll have to do more research and understand it better. I think you’re really on to something. There is a sense of disappointment among young people about politics, and there … Continue reading

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Understanding White Privilege: A Guide For White People

By J Lee Hugar On a cool sun-filled day sixteen years ago, I casually drove my work van through a bluster of city streets with the windows rolled down and Eminem blasting through the speakers. I’m not entirely sure why … Continue reading

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Following Orlando, Trump Tweets — About Trump

It took less than twelve hours for Donald Trump to take to Twitter with an opinion on the massacre in Orlando. While most of us were still trying to digest what happened, the presumptive Republican nominee spent the day tweeting … Continue reading

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