Why does McConnell have so much power? Hint: although his persona can be very intimidating, the real reason why he strikes fear in the hearts and minds of Americans is not because of who he is. It is because of the power that has been bestowed upon him as the current majority leader of the Senate, power granted through the rules adopted by all one-hundred members of the U.S. Senate.
By October 1, 2020, anyone wanting to fly domestically, or gain legal admittance to a government facility or a nuclear power plant needs to
America’s infrastructure is a mess. Whether you live in a city, a suburb, a small town, a village, or a rural area, you don’t
I’ve been teaching political science full time at a community college for the last 18 years. And though I still love it, it’s gotten
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which was the first time man walked on the moon. December 11th, 1972 was the last time that man set foot on the moon. This means that it has been over 45 years since man last walked on the moon.
I wrote most of this essay on the day (12/29/2019) of the last Loop Trolley ride. For those outside of St. Louis, the Delmar Loop is a famous cultural street, connecting University City with the City of St. Louis proper. Revitalized in the late twentieth century primarily by local entrepreneur Joe Edwards, it was voted one of ten “Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association in 2007.
One day before the impeachment of Donald Trump in the U.S. House of Representatives, it became apparent that this decidedly strange time in America’s
With the release of a public letter explaining their reasons for supporting the impeachment of Donald J. Trump, more than 750 American historians are
Entering the contemporary art space located just a few minutes’ walk from my home in the Hudson Valley last fall, I had no idea
On November 21, 2019, Colombia became the latest country in Latin America to take to the streets. Following protests in Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador,