The solution to the widespread gun violence we are seeing, and school shootings more specifically, is not for more police officers to be put in schools.
"Ready Player One" is a thoroughly awful novel which has now been made into a movie which is shaping up to be comparable to the source material in quality. But it's movie adaptation has some eerie parallels that hit a little too close to home.
A proper democracy means that all citizens should have equal political power. Our current system of campaign finance results, instead, in a plutocracy — the wealthier a citizen is, the more influence he or she is able to exert on politicians and legislature.
In 1864, Abraham Lincoln would receive a letter from an organization known as the International Workingmen’s Association. The letter congratulated Lincoln on his reelection and praised his making the abolition of slavery into the Union’s mission during the Civil War.
During the earlier part of the 20th century, an “Economic Calculation Debate” took place between economists; one side argued for a centrally planned socialist economy, the other for a laissez-faire capitalist one.
On June 8, 2017, the United Kingdom’s governing Conservative Party called a snap election in an attempt to gain a larger majority in Parliament.
As it currently stands, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to repeal net neutrality. Net neutrality effectively prevents internet service providers from being able to slow speeds for those websites and internet users who don’t pay extra.
For as long as there has been capitalism, there have been economic crises which have been responsible for drastic shifts in the global economic order.
In response to the ongoing buffoonery of President Donald Trump, there has been a disturbing trend among liberals to attempt to rehabilitate the image of George W. Bush so that he functions as a contrast, an ahistorical example of a president who was “not as bad.” In order to make this claim, one has to deliberately ignore the still relevant aftermath of his presidency.