The US Supreme Court didn’t always have nine members. The original Supreme Court established by the Constitution in 1789 had six. However, the number
What frightens me is that while Democrats try to reach out to various voter groups, many of whom are combating systemic inequality that must be addressed, they are forgetting one with legitimate grievances of its own. I’m talking about the Trump base: white, blue-collar workers (or non-workers) who are struggling to make a living.
In early September, Brandwatch published its list of the most popular people on Twitter based on the number of their followers. Trump’s 3+ years
I was first introduced to Civitas through my middle school gifted program. My teacher had us participate in the Civitas Model United Nations program,
It was another of the many “last straws” in the Trump era. Kyle Murphy, a senior analyst in the US Defense Intelligence Agency, went
I am not perfect, and I’ve never been particularly great at taking direction. As a child I always received low grades in art, of
In quarantine here in Bogotá, the days flow into more days. But sometimes the routine of sameness is broken up. At a certain moment,
Michael Brooks passed away yesterday. A journalist, comedian, podcaster, and socialist thinker, he was one of the most important young voices on the left.
Paul Krugman recently posted a piece in the New York Times, The Deadly Delusions of Mad king Donald. It likened our current state of
In the early 2000s, conservatism–excuse me, neoconservatism–was mainly focused on implementing austerity and fostering the War on Terror abroad. After the election of Barack Obama, we saw right-wing discourse shift in a libertarian direction.