Obamacare 2.0: TrumpCare

The state of nationalized healthcare has been subject to debate within the United States most notably in the past decade. In the beginning, ideas that were flung “across the aisle” contended that either America needed a national healthcare initiative or that the sector should stay privatized. Now, the debate centers around what style of national … Continue reading Obamacare 2.0: TrumpCare

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

#NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Protests have already begun after Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture last night in a shocking victory at the Academy Awards. Going into the ceremony, La La Land led the field with 14 Oscar nominations, tying All About Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997) for the most Oscar nominations in history.  News outlets from Business … Continue reading #NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Huntsman Speaks on U.S.-China Relations at Penn

Jon Huntsman, Jr., Penn alum and former governor of Utah, spoke at Huntsman Hall on February 15 in a forum titled U.S. and China: Where We Go From Here. Huntsman participated in a question and answer session on U.S.-China relations based on his public service experience, which has ranged from working as staff assistant for … Continue reading Huntsman Speaks on U.S.-China Relations at Penn

Former Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Announced as Penn Executive Fellow

Former Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter has been announced as the Senior School of Social Policy and Practice Executive Fellow at the Penn Institute for Urban Research, according to the School of Social Policy and Practice. Nutter is a 1979 graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The Democratic former mayor who … Continue reading Former Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Announced as Penn Executive Fellow

Femi-Not-Quite: When Modern Feminism Fails to Champion True Equality

One of the most central bipartisan agreements is that words have meanings that are inextricably associated with ideas and movements. It is important to understand this concept because the agreement that words shape expectations is the basis for conducting politics. “Feminism” is once again a salient word uttered by everyday citizens. By pure definition, feminism … Continue reading Femi-Not-Quite: When Modern Feminism Fails to Champion True Equality

Trudeau’s Canada: A Bleak Economic Horizon

Below the 49th Parallel, the doctrine of “America First” has been made clear. It is a heavy statement. It means more than just prioritizing domestic products; it means a shift in economic regime. And above all, it means a shift that will be felt around the world — perhaps in no place more than Justin … Continue reading Trudeau’s Canada: A Bleak Economic Horizon