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The Myth of the “Latino Vote”: Why Latinos Should be Treated as a Heterogeneous Constituency

By Paul Maneri In the aftermath of Barack Obama’s victory in last year’s Presidential Election, much of the political commentary from both sides of the aisle has focused on the President’s significant advantage with minority voters. The “Latino Vote”, in [...]

March 11, 2013 National, Online Only

Susan Rice: Hero or Liar?

By Samuel Ruddy As John Kerry makes his way to becoming the next Secretary of State, one of the most important and informative events of the confirmation process has passed and is starting to fade out of memory: the vilification [...]

February 18, 2013 National, Online Only

The Plight of Suffrage

By Stephen Fritz Voting is something the vast majority of Americans do not really think about too much. Only 57.5% of those eligible to vote actually bothered to do so in 2012.[1] Even in 2008, at the height of Obama [...]

February 5, 2013 National, Online Only

A Missing Controversy

By Lalita Clozel Julian Assange, the editor-in-chief and founder of WikiLeaks, escaped British house arrest this June to take shelter in the embassy of Ecuador, which has since then granted him political asylum. But since the U.K. will not allow [...]

November 15, 2012 Global, Online Only

Interview with Cabinet Secretary Christopher Lu

By Etan Raskas and Michael Soyfer Christopher Lu is President Obama’s Cabinet Secretary, co-chair of the Executive Office of the President, and co-chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. He previously served as executive director [...]

November 4, 2012 Interviews, Online Only

Another Triumphant Ring for the Chávez Regime

By Tomas Piedrahita Amid outrage, violence, and his closest race to date, Hugo Chávez claimed his seat as Venezuelan President for the fourth time on Sunday, October 7th. A former lieutenant colonel that has reigned over the country since 1999, [...]

October 17, 2012 Global, Online Only

The Spirit of Compromise

The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson Princeton University Press, 2012, $24.95 Gutmann and Thompson begin their second chapter with an interview between John Boehner and Lesley Stahl, in [...]

May 29, 2012 Culture and Campus Issues, National, Online Only

Obama’s Million-Dollar Man

By: Sam Esterman Bill Maher of HBO’s Real Time donated $1 million to the Obama Super PAC, Priorities USA Action, on February 23rd, 2012. Unexpected by Maher and his fellow pundits, the impact defied imagination. Maher is a comedian that [...]

March 31, 2012 National, Online Only

Interview with NPR Host Brooke Gladstone

Interview by John Cheo and Michael Soyfer  Brooke Gladstone managing editor and co-host of NPR’s and WNYC’s On the Media, has a long history with public radio. After working in print media, she joined NPR in 1987 as senior editor of Weekend Edition [...]

March 28, 2012 Interviews, Online Only

Lew Rockwell: The Man Behind Ron Paul

By: Edoardo Saravalle A series of intolerant newsletters have been plaguing Ron Paul’s campaign for most of his recent political career. The publications, with names like The Ron Paul Survival Report and The Ron Paul Investment Letter, first came to [...]

January 21, 2012 National, Online Only