Topic: National politics

Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

Metro, News

Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Local activists, elected officials and Brown students protested President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Friday.

Director of the Watson Institute Edward Steinfeld introduced the panelists, who discussed the forces behind Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid.

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Panelists discuss ‘Future of the Democratic Party’

April 18, 2017 0 comments

After losing control of the executive and legislative branches of government, Democrats are left pondering the future of the party.

Opinions

Murphy ’19: Englishman in Providence

March 15, 2017 0 comments

I’ve never understood the phrase “crossing the pond,” which is often used to refer to the journey across the ocean from the U.K. to the United States.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Learning from the plight of Republicans

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI, made the imprudent decision to travel up to Providence, Rhode Island for a meeting with a local nonprofit, Year Up.

Watson panel debates ‘Future of the Republican Party’

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Watson panel debates ‘Future of the Republican Party’

March 7, 2017 0 comments

The future of the conservative movement and of the party itself remains uncertain.

Columns, Opinions

Vilsan ’19: West doesn’t know best

February 28, 2017 0 comments

We’ve all heard the soapbox speech before: The precarious governments of Eastern Europe have a lot to learn about organized democracy from Western states.

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Cardoso ’19: Friend of the court, foe of Trumpism

February 28, 2017 0 comments

The question here is not the wisdom of Brown’s objection to the ban. Instead, the astute observer might ask whether the brief will accomplish anything.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: News’ new groove — a liberal reads Breitbart

February 27, 2017 0 comments

At the Conservative Political Action Conference last Friday, President Trump intensified his war on the media by berating once again so-called “fake news.”

Indivisible RI seeks to obstruct Trump agenda

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Indivisible RI seeks to obstruct Trump agenda

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Progressives across the country are seeking to create something of a new Tea Party in the grassroot movement known as Indivisible.

Columns, Opinions

Mitra ’18: Fox News’ obsession with Brown misses the mark

February 12, 2017 0 comments

On Jan. 25, Brown had a famous — or rather, infamous — visitor: Jesse Watters, the host of Watters’ World on The O’Reilly Factor. Watters came to Brown, ostensibly to interview students about toxic masculinity. In a short day on campus, he managed to interview bystanders about safe spaces, push […]