The Wrong Kind of Green: Too Much Money in Politics

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ARTICLE BY REGGIE KRAMER On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old mailman from Florida, lifted his gyrocopter off of a small field in Maryland. He flew several miles south into restricted… Continue reading

“Spotlight on Cuba” – “Death is a door”: HIV/AIDS, Freedom, & the Cuban Punk Rock Scene

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ARTICLE BY MEGAN BRIDGES This article is part four of a five part Spotlight Series titled “Spotlight on Cuba.” In 1989, the Berlin Wall collapsed, signaling the dissolution of the Soviet Union. This… Continue reading

The Politics of Delusion: How Republican Presidential Contenders Are (Not) Fighting Against Inequality

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ARTICLE BY LARRY LIU The US presidential elections are beginning to gear up, and we hear presidential candidates from the Republican Party trying to convince us that inequality is something that they have… Continue reading

Legally Blonde: Why The Public Doesn’t Understand SCOTUS

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BY AN ANONYMOUS PENN STUDENT On Friday, January 16th, the Supreme Court announced it would take on 14 states’  bans against same-sex marriage. The decision is predicted to be released in April, and… Continue reading

The Individuals Behind the Statistics

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ARTICLE BY HUNTER PEARL| You’re sitting in a cab and you notice that the driver has not buckled their seatbelt. Of the thoughts that just popped in your head, was one of them… Continue reading

Burkina Faso’s Hollow Revolution

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ARTICLE BY JONATHAN HASKIN When assessing a tumultuous event, observers of international relations must resist the dual temptations of either over or underwriting the event’s true importance. Some events, like the recent uprising… Continue reading

Face-Off: Political Correctness

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The following are two articles taking opposing stances on the issue of political correctness. ARTICLE BY HANI WARITH Political correctness and the left is a relatively recent association. Yet today, rather than conjuring… Continue reading

Arab Spring and Autumn ’89: A Study in Contrasts

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ARTICLE BY REGGIE KRAMER Somewhat ironically, it was Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels who first espoused the concept of a ‘revolutionary wave.’ According to their theories, communist revolutions would spread from nation to… Continue reading

PPU Crossfire: Prostitution

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This page features two arguments on March’s Penn Political Union Resolution 0007 on prostitution. Click here to view the resolution. BY MICHAEL A. KESHMIRI In 1999, Sweden decided to tackle the issue of… Continue reading