Author: Elias Khoury

Fight Climate Change With Universal Programs

Hardly a day passes without new reports on the growing severity of the ongoing ecological crisis. Global temperatures are currently rising 1,000 times faster than at any other time in the geological record. According to Stanford climate scientist Ken Caldiera, “in the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, average temperatures are

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Don’t Believe The (Antifa) Hype

On May 31st 2020, President Donald Trump tweeted out his intention to designate Antifa — short for “anti-fascist” — as a terrorist organization. The tweet sparked outrage, and rightfully so. In being so vocal in his opposition to anti-fascists, Trump may have exposed something quite telling about his own political

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Checking In On Bolivia’s Coup Government

The writing was already on the wall when the Organization of American States (OAS) decided to step in. President Evo Morales had just sailed to re-election, solidly defeating his eight electoral opponents with over 47% of the vote and winning by enough to avoid a run-off. The Bolivian electorate had

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Sweden’s COVID-19 Results Are In

Sweden has stood out in terms of their COVID-19 response. Its leaders have not placed the country under lockdown, which the head of Sweden’s public health agency called a “draconian [measure]”. Instead, they opted for an approach based around the idea of “herd immunity”. No need to take sweeping measures

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Persecuted Human Rights Attorney Tells His Story

All across the world, the environment is being destroyed at historically unprecedented rates. This is quite the uncomfortable truth, one that most would rather not bring up in polite company. However, choosing to just sweep this issue under the carpet comes at great cost. If we are to ever solve

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The Economic Fallout Of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the globe, the conflict over what seem to be competing interests is heating up. The need for people to keep their distance from one another to prevent further spread of the disease has all but brought the gears of the world economy to

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Michigan Congressional Candidate Stands With Palestinians

Solomon Rajput is a 27-year-old University of Michigan medical student, though he is currently on leave from his studies to pursue a run for office. He is the son of Pakistani immigrants and a proud product of the public school system. The 2016 presidential election marked his first real political

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Washington Congressional Candidate Runs On Peace

It is not every day you hear of a 26 year old socialist, trucker, and TikTok star running for the United States House of Representatives. Indeed, Joshua Collins is not your ordinary political candidate. Nonetheless, the outspoken millennial and self-proclaimed “CEO of socialism” is running as a Democrat to represent

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Somalia Drone Strikes Skyrocket Under Trump

The United States is currently waging active bombing campaigns over eight countries in two continents. One of those continents is Africa, and one of those countries is Somalia. The country has been ravaged by sectarian violence for quite some time now, and it is clear that the current American intervention

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U.S. Minorities Hit Hardest By COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the globe, the rapid proliferation of the virus in the United States has served as somewhat of a cautionary tale. Delayed government action and the inability of market forces to meet demand shocks have allowed things to spiral out of control. Now,

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US Judge Orders Environmental Review Of Dakota Access Pipeline

Just last week — and nearly three years after crude oil began running through the apparatus — it was announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineer’s (USACE) will conduct a comprehensive environmental review of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The order was issued after a United States

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