Divestfest Puts Liberal Principles to the Test

By Toren Arginteanu It's no secret that our friends on the far left both love the environment and hate Israel, but until last week we didn’t know which they cared about more. In a noxious cloud of self-contradiction and progressive buzzwords, an unholy trinity of Fossil Free Penn, Students for Justice in Palestine, and the … Continue reading Divestfest Puts Liberal Principles to the Test

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Beth Grossman is Philadelphia’s Best Choice for District Attorney

Young Philadelphians deserve to inherit a city that is safe and united. Most young people want reasonable policies on crime that are lenient when appropriate. We don’t want youth who commit minor offenses to be locked in a cycle of incarceration. We don’t want the poorest among us to languish in prison because they can’t … Continue reading Beth Grossman is Philadelphia’s Best Choice for District Attorney

Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

By Connor Hart America has lost the ability to mourn. In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas on October 1st, there has been an outpouring of support and sympathy for the victims and their families. How do we know this? Numerous Twitter feeds, news articles, and conversations where our friends reference “what happened … Continue reading Why Gun Control is Not the Solution to Mass Shootings

The Fate of DACA Residents

By Bryce Daniels During his campaign, President Trump promised to end DACA, an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in June of 2012. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an order that permits, with some restrictions, minors from other countries that had arrived in the United States to defer legal action against … Continue reading The Fate of DACA Residents

Apartheid, SJP Style

By Toren Arginteanu Towards the end of spring, various student groups at universities worldwide held events for “Israel Apartheid Week.” According to its website, “Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an international series of events that seeks to raise awareness of Israel’s settler-colonial project and apartheid system over the Palestinian people and build support for the … Continue reading Apartheid, SJP Style

How to Approach Political Discourse: 5 Steps

There are many important issues on which conservatives and liberals disagree - issues like the best way to approach healthcare and the free market, for instance. However, is the best way to approach this discourse to call your friends and colleagues immoral or stupid on Facebook? Free speech allows us to voice our opinions in … Continue reading How to Approach Political Discourse: 5 Steps