I Don’t Know Who’s Running In My State Senate Race

Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor party (DFL) called me earlier this week. I was asked if I was voting for Dave-something and some other guy for seats...

Trump Has Inspired Civic Engagement

If Syrian refugees, police brutality, or the national deficit didn't pressure you to pay attention to the United States' 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump's...

Why I Agree With Trump

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So…How Does A Multiparty System Get Started?

Growing dissatisfaction with the United States' two-party political system has reached a boiling point in the 2016 election. The American public has been highly...

Let’s Not Talk About Those Fake ISIS Videos

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism broke a report that The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States' Department of Defense, paid British PR Firm Bell...

Sarkozy and France’s Burkini Ban Obsession

Western society is uncomfortable with women's clothing standards. France is uncomfortable with Islam. The push for a burkini ban carries the weight of both issues,...

Lowkey, Japan Still Has An Emperor

Emperor Akihito of Japan is retiring. There are still emperors in the world? Yeah, it's a thing. It's weird, but it's real. We humans aren't really as...

Ted Cruz Gets Trumped

After another sad loss to Trump in Indiana's primary on Tuesday, Ted Cruz announced his campaign will fall back. Cruz's exit from the 2016 Republican...

Trump vs. Sanders Just Has To Happen

Trump vs. Sanders would be so American, wouldn't it? A radically liberal, Jewish senator threatening to give the nation a face lift squaring off against a real-life version of...

Disney and Marvel Take A Stand

As of yesterday, anti-gay now means fuck the NFL, Disney and Marvel. Not that Governor Nathan Deal (pictured above) wants to say those things. But he...