Browsing the "politics" Tag

Losing the War of Leaders

February 6th, 2014 | by Isaac Maycock

When I was 10, I blatantly lied to my father for the first time. I’d had a friend over and


The Meaning of Sochi

January 30th, 2014 | by Isaac Maycock

In just over a week, on February 7th, the 22nd Winter Olympics will commence in Sochi, Russia. Much has been


The Brazilian Dilemma

December 13th, 2013 | by Isaac Maycock

Last Friday, representatives from the 32 qualifying nations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil convened in Costa Do Sauipe,


Why It Is Too Early to Get Ready for Hillary

December 4th, 2013 | by Isaac Maycock

If the early bird truly does catch the worm, then Hillary Clinton already has the worm in her beak. Unfortunately


JFK: 50 Years Later Still an American Icon

November 28th, 2013 | by Isaac Maycock

If you had access to a computer, phone, television, or newspaper on Friday, it was nearly impossible to avoid the


Eighth Time Not a Charm for Kerry in Middle East

November 20th, 2013 | by Isaac Maycock

Two weeks ago, US Secretary of State John Kerry made his eighth visit to Israel and the West Bank. Members


Liberals Need to Thank Conservatives for De Blasio’s Landslide Victory in New York

November 13th, 2013 | by Isaac Maycock

On Tuesday November 5th, Bill de Blasio broke a decades-old streak to become the mayor elect of America’s biggest city.


How To Argue With A Conservative

April 12th, 2013 | by Andrew Eckhous

Upon matriculating to the venerated beatnik establishment known as the University of Michigan, you are unlikely to encounter many conservatives,


Rape Culture 101, Solving the Problem

March 27th, 2013 | by Sara Yufa

Surely everyone has heard about the Steubenville rape case by now.  Between the trial, news coverage, and the blog backlash against CNNs


Socialism: As American as Apple Pie

March 19th, 2013 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

In 1906, the German sociologist Werner Sombart published an essay called, “Why is there no Socialism in the United States?” in which he


Medical Amnesty Awareness.

March 13th, 2013 | by Ben Krawitz

See the recent issue on Medical Amnesty Don’t Be Afraid to Call If You’re Under 21, Michigan State Law Protects


The Power of the GSI

March 13th, 2013 | by Sara Yufa

As an undergraduate student, Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) are some – if not the most – powerful people when it


Our Emergency Manager…

March 13th, 2013 | by Matt Friedrichs

There is a lot to talk about from Detroit this week, but as the title reveals I have chosen the


The American Economy Heading Forward

March 1st, 2013 | by Ben Krawitz

With leading publications painting vastly different pictures of the United States economy, I feel it’s important to offer a clear perspective


The Blessed Entrepreneur

February 26th, 2013 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

  Last week I was reading (via Rod Dreher) Thierry Malleret’s “Disequilibrium,” an essay released by The Broswer and an abbreviation of Malleret’s



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