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

Why the U.S. Should Continue Investing in a Ukrainian Victory

When Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of Ukraine in February of this year, the international community was swift to condemn his premeditated war of aggression. Nine months later, however, much of the initial support for Ukraine has waned. Despite making significant inroads militarily, a Ukrainian victory is still far from guaranteed. Many observersContinue reading Why the U.S. Should Continue Investing in a Ukrainian Victory

In the Wake of Kentucky’s Tornadoes, It’s Time to Take Climate Change Action

Photo: Malcolm Lightbody I was the first in the house to be woken up in the middle of the night by a tornado siren. It was the night after my grandmother’s funeral in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and I had the unfortunate task of sleeping on the couch in the living room as all the bedsContinue reading “In the Wake of Kentucky’s Tornadoes, It’s Time to Take Climate Change Action”

#JeSuisCharlie: The Legacy of the Twitter Movement, 5 Years Later

On the morning of January 7, 2015, the editorial meeting of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was well underway in Paris when two masked gunmen armed with AK-47s forced their way into the publication’s offices and opened fire, leaving twelve dead. This would signify the beginning of a three-day siege of terrorist attacks on the FrenchContinue reading “#JeSuisCharlie: The Legacy of the Twitter Movement, 5 Years Later”

The Case for Supporting Israel

Imagine this: in rural Virginia, about fifty miles outside of Washington D.C., an internationally recognized terrorist group has seized an area the size of a large city. They have established a de facto military base in this area to execute attacks on the nation’s capital and surrounding locales, using the homes and workplaces of civiliansContinue reading “The Case for Supporting Israel”