The recent earthquake and subsequent tsunami have left much of Japan devastated. It’s been two weeks since the first earthquake hit the country, and coping with the unthinkable disaster is a daily struggle.
Recently the House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on radicalization in the US Muslim Community. Nine and a half years have passed since the terrorist attacks that have come to define our generation.
The Wisconsin debacle, with recalls quickly looming for Republican senators, showed us a lot about how we’ve started thinking about teachers.
How to be a princess when he’s being a frog
It’s almost the end of the year and I’m trying to stretch my funds to the max. I have a pretty good feeling that I’m not the only one running low on the dough at this time of year. It’s totally hard keeping the credit card spending down when there
As a child of the ‘90s, I have grown up in an era where youth involvement in politics has been hard to find. My childhood was split between two countries, and in both I saw political systems dominated by old people. When I entered middle school and started to learn
Egypt. Libya. Yemen. Oman. Bahrain. Tunisia. Iran. Iraq. As revolution and rebellion ripples through the Middle East, it’s important that we learn quickly and keep our minds open. In conflict with our idea as the center of global politics, the United States is decidedly outside these clashes. Taking a look
Last week, Mark Besonen acknowledged that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s regime is a dictatorship. Despite this, he argued that the United States’ government should be cautious about supporting the Egyptian people in their revolt against Mubarak. Besonen’s argument centers around two key assumptions. The first is that U.S. interests should
In Minnesota, this part of winter gets unpredictable. As the weather shifts daily from cold to warm to incomprehensibly frigid and back again, even the most staunch of cold-weather lovers begin to think of greener times. It was in this spirit that I realized how much I miss the farmers