In June 2013, the Supreme Court overturned Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act. Congress has yet to rewrite it, which columnist Zac Bears argues is damaging to democracy and policymaking.
Mike Tudoreanu condemns U.S. complicity in the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile and offers it as a warning against American foreign and economic policy.
Rane McDonough discusses liberalism and the misconception of democracy.
Columnist Jan Dichter dissects our country’s definition of democracy and explains why it’s a hypocritical label to bestow upon ourselves.
Columnist Hannah Sparks discusses the current obstacles hindering our country from a having a democratic election in its true form.
Timothy Haggerty explains the role of the National Endowment for Democracy in the Arab Spring movement.
A new political science course — recently approved by the Faculty Senate — will explore if democracy is possible everywhere.
Collegian columnist Gavin Beeker advocates for democracy rather than recent episodes of radicalism, as the key to structural change.
Columnist Gavin Beeker explains the need for Americans to take an interest in government and public affairs in order to truly embody the meaning of living in a republic.
Collegian columnist Gavin Beeker explores the “mythic” middle class, and just what makes it so special and important in politics.
Collegian columnist Brian Clement argues that the Occupy Wall Street protests represent the underrepresented of America.
The media was invited to a conference call on Wednesday where the results of a study conducted by the National Center for Health Services claimed the Affordable Care Act helped increase health insurance coverage of young adults by over 3% in the first three months of 2011.
Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that while it’s great for the Egyptians to be developing a democracy, but without limits on it to safeguard fundamental human rights, it’s kind of useless.
After weeks of turmoil, Egypt has finally found freedom, though at the cost of the health of some foreign journalists, describes blogger Brittany McLellan.
Think you’re living in a democracy? Columnist Dan Stratford wants you to think again.