The campaign of 2012 has been justly focused on the terrible economy and the creation of new jobs. However, because of the focus on this issue alone, the election has been markedly devoid of talk on “women’s issues”. Even though a certain Vice Presidential candidate has voted against the abilityContinue Reading

Wednesday night was the first of three Presidential debates. I was intending for this installment to focus on the performances of each of the candidates, their relative strengths and weaknesses, and so on. In watching last nights proceedings, however, I couldn’t help but notice with not a small measure ofContinue Reading

Last week this column explored the phenomenon of China’s recent rise to power and how this is presently changing the nature of the international system. While readers will be directed to that piecefor a better understanding of what precisely China’s emergence as a central global power means for China, what stillContinue Reading

o start off my first blog post here, I’ll introduce myself. My name is Emma Connell, and I’m a junior majoring in political science and philosophy. I’ve been interested in politics and government since I can remember, and I grew up in a very strongly Democratic household. I continue toContinue Reading

Anybody who’s been following the 2012 campaign for any length of time has most likely been inundated by pundits from the left and the right with the idea that this year would be a reprise of Bill Clinton’s 1992 classic “It’s the economy, stupid” and to a large extent thisContinue Reading

The Cold War was probably the most high-stakes and globally encompassing theatre of Great Power struggle the world has ever known. Never before had two states of such immense power and international influence competed so vigorously to carve out indomitable spheres of influence, militarily checkmate the other, and – probablyContinue Reading

To kick off my first blog post in this new venue, I’d like to quickly tell you all a little bit about myself. I’m a junior here at Concordia, majoring in Political Science and Chinese. I’ve lived in Moorhead since the summer before my freshman year of high school andContinue Reading

Cobbers recently received news of Concordia College’s Student Government Association (SGA) stating their opposition to the MN Marriage Amendment. If passed, the MN Marriage Amendment would define marriage as between one man and one woman. Regardless of which side SGA decided to come out on, this passed resolution reflects poorlyContinue Reading