Topic: National politics

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.

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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.

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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 […]

Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

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Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Democrats are rallying behind leaders who they hope can revive the party, including Thomas Perez ’83 P’18, former U.S. secretary of labor.

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Hyland GS: Ellison — a progressive future for the Dems

February 8, 2017 0 comments

There has been terrifyingly little introspection by the Democratic Party in the months following the election.

U. hosts dialogue on Trump’s policies

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U. hosts dialogue on Trump’s policies

February 7, 2017 0 comments

A conservative and a liberal came together to share their perspectives of President Trump in a “startlingly civil conversation.”

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Shemano ’19: The perils of executive overreach

February 2, 2017 0 comments

It’s time to talk about the system and precedent that affords him the power to circumvent Congress and create policy unilaterally.

Brown community members join in Women’s March

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Brown community members join in Women’s March

January 29, 2017 0 comments

Members of the Brown community protested at the Women’s March on Washington and at sister rallies in cities around the world Jan. 21 and 22.