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    In Praise of Mao

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY China’s health care at the moment: it’s not really a hot topic at the center of political debates. However, it should be—because it relates directly to one of the largest parts of America’s GDP: health care spending and services, and whether health care should be [...]
  • andrewjackson

    Elitism and Its Downfall

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Long ago, in a galaxy far far away, facts and liberalism were trusted. Everyone was educated on the issues, and now people just listen to the strongmen of their countries and are all uneducated heathens. Oh, but for the good old days! Although…our seventh president [...]
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    The Black Friday Mindset

    ARTICLE BY SUMMER OSBORN Thanksgiving is one of the few things America really gets right. While its origin isn’t exactly America’s proudest moment, the idea of dedicating one entire day to giving thanks is a concept so nice and pure it seems almost un-American. Not everyone has a perfect or [...]
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    How Voting Needs to Work

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Down with the Electoral College! It’s failed twice in the past sixteen years! It’s rigged! Or so I would have said about half an hour after the election was called. Also: darn third party voters! But no. Put blame on Hillary’s loss where it belongs: on a somewhat [...]
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    An Inside Look at Our New Best Friend

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY So we have a new president coming up, don’t we? President-Elect Trump, with his loud opinion and active Twitter and very unpredictable views—except for one. He likes Putin, and he likes him a lot. But why? Putin hates all things to do with civil rights, individual [...]

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  • CHINA
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY China’s health care at the moment: it’s not really a hot topic at the center of political debates. However, it should be—because it relates [...]
  • andrewjackson
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Long ago, in a galaxy far far away, facts and liberalism were trusted. Everyone was educated on the issues, and now people just listen to the [...]
  • first-dude
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Down with the Electoral College! It’s failed twice in the past sixteen years! It’s rigged! Or so I would have said about half an hour after the [...]
  • putin
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY So we have a new president coming up, don’t we? President-Elect Trump, with his loud opinion and active Twitter and very unpredictable [...]
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    ARTICLE BY JACOB AUSUBEL 15 months ago, I wrote a satirical piece for the Penn Spectrum entitled “The Donald Trump Inaugural.” I envisioned a Trump presidency with Sarah [...]

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