Climate Policy & Congressional Stalemate

The Earth is perishing before our eyes. The temperature of the Earth has risen exponentially, human activities continue to pollute the air, and the most severe impacts of these changes have been felt by the world’s animals and forests. What steps are those in government who represent us taking to address this issue? They continueContinue reading Climate Policy & Congressional Stalemate

The Philosophical and Moral Implications of Felon Disenfranchisement

Great socio-political thinkers have sought to unravel the mystery of criminal disenfranchisement. There is no obvious answer as to who has the right to  deprive another human being of their basic human right to vote. History of Minority Exclusion from Voting The United States has a track record of excluding different groups of people fromContinue reading The Philosophical and Moral Implications of Felon Disenfranchisement

Clay v. United States: A Pivotal Moment in War Ethics

The Louisville Political Review looks at monumental court cases that have defined the city of Louisville, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today we examine Clay v. United States and its societal impact on civil liberties. Background On November 1st of 1955, the United States began their controversial campaign in the Vietnam War. In the 1960s,Continue reading “Clay v. United States: A Pivotal Moment in War Ethics”

Remembering the Atlanta Spa Shootings

Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33, Daoyou Feng, 44, Xiaojie Tan, 49, Hyun Jung Grant, 51, Paul Andre Michels, 54, Yong Ae Yue, 63, Suncha Kim, 69, and Soon Chung Park, 74 all lost their lives from the Atlanta Spa shootings. This article will commemorate the lives that were tragically taken last year and reach talks ofContinue reading “Remembering the Atlanta Spa Shootings”

The Everlasting Impact of Muhammad Ali

For Black History Month, the Louisville Political Review celebrates black stories and heroes. Today, we celebrate Louisville’s hero, the Great Muhammad Ali. The Red Bike That Changed History Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky as Cassius Clay (former name until 1964) on January 17th of 1942 in a legally segregated country, in which black peopleContinue reading “The Everlasting Impact of Muhammad Ali”

A Heart-Ache of a Process: Immigration in the United States

The United Nations defines a refugee as someone who has been forced to leave their country because they are facing persecution or some form of targeted violence. Typically, refugees do not live with the general public of their new country. Most live in refugee camps, as my family did. We lived in a refugee campContinue reading “A Heart-Ache of a Process: Immigration in the United States”