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Boycott the Maldives

Boycott the Maldives

March 19, 2019

Afghanistan, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria. What do these countries have in common? They are all on the travel-ban list of the United States of America. The reason for most of these countries being...

Brazil: The Appeal of Bolsonaro

Brazil: The Appeal of Bolsonaro

March 18, 2019

Authoritarianism is nothing new, as many leaders throughout history have adopted the concept of depriving their people of liberty. From Benito Mussolini in Italy to Joseph Stalin in Russia to Adolf Hit...

Feedback on the Results of the American Mid-term 2018 Elections

Lucas Rentz, Writer

February 26, 2019

FIS Students Speak on the 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections   Following the 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections, I decided to conduct a series of interviews with politically engaged FIS students in hopes of getting students talking about pertinent issues in today’s society. The elections have sparked controversy on the national and international scale, shifting the tides of global politics as we currently see them. However, not...

Black Lives Matter: Hashtag to Organization

Teja Brown, Editor of Politics

November 2, 2018

    Five years ago, BlackLivesMatter was just a hashtag on Twitter about the death of Treyvon Martin by the hands of a police officer. Today, the movement has developed into a global organization that has been recognized and there have been more and more protests each year. What started as a few protests, turned into a movement and now has focused on influencing politics and policy. This movement focuses o...

Kavanaugh Controversy

Teja Brown, Editor of Politics

November 1, 2018

  Over the last month, there has been an uproar about the Kavanaugh Hearing and the allegations of him sexually assaulting Doctor Christine Blasley Ford. Under United States Law and U.S. Constitution, Brett Kavanaugh is entitled to due process but some are suggesting that airing Ford’s claims are politically and systematically unjust. A good portion of Republican Senators are opposed to the idea of the hearing bei...

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