State of Affairs, 2020

Author: Henri Robert (Progressive Democrat) & Andrew Taramykin (Progressive Democrat) In January 2020, U.S. News reported that the perceived trustworthiness of the United States around the world had fallen by more than 50% since 2016. The decline, which was the steepest of any country evaluated in the Best Countries Index, reflects more than just a global wariness of the administration of President Donald J. Trump. … Continue reading State of Affairs, 2020

Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

Author: John Bedell (Democrat) Ah, the Bald Eagle. With grace and majesty it floats through the air, the stark white head stands out against the cloudless blue sky. Spotting a pine tree, our friend the Eagle calmly comes to a landing on the thickest branch, three-quarters of the way up the tree, and surveys the land below, the yellow beak maintaining a noble smirk as … Continue reading Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

America and a Failed State

Author: Sujin Cho (Democrat) In the recent news cycle, several articles claiming or questioning if the U.S. is becoming a failed state started coming to light. Even the Chinese State newspaper published articles categorizing the U.S. as a failed state earlier in June of 2020. People are increasingly becoming frustrated and using the term “failed state” to define the U.S. in response to this nation’s … Continue reading America and a Failed State