Bernie and Big Money

Zachary Broner, JHU: As conversations about the transparency of campaign finance and dirty political money continue to heat up along with the presidential election, San Diego attorney and businessman John Cox has come up with a (fashionable) solution. Cox’s initiative, set to be vote upon by California voters in the fall of 2016, would require […]

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Clinton’s Identity Crisis

Kathryn Cui, JHU: Hillary Clinton made a feeble but revealing attempt to set some kind of tone for her presumed 2016 presidential campaign in Santa Clara, California, last week, in the heart of a region notoriously inequitable in its distribution of wealth and prosperity. Mrs. Clinton rattled off a list of populist items to a […]

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Coming Out as a Conservative: One Girl’s Experience with Partisanship in the United States

Author: Nora Corasaniti, UMBC _________________________________________________________________________________ As a resident of one of the last “red” districts in Maryland, it shouldn’t have been uncomfortable and nerve-wracking for me to admit last spring to my POLI 100 class that yes, I, Nora, someone they all had befriended, am a conservative (and not the boogie man). Yet, as I […]

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