Topic: politics

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: America needs another Richard Holbrooke ’62

February 23, 2017 0 comments

The events of the past few weeks have felt more like the deranged musings of a candy man writing an avant-garde space opera than reality.

Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

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Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Discussion on the power of fear, historical contextualization and the importance of activism dominated the panel.

Columns, Opinions

Vilsan ’19: Stop toeing the line

February 15, 2017 0 comments

The words “echo chamber” have been thrown around more times than can be tracked during this past presidential election and in ensuing months.

R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

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R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island lawmakers have reintroduced the Reproductive Health Care Act to protect the right to have an abortion in the state.

Columns, Opinions

Liang ’19: Scientific advocacy starts with the scientists

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Between the rogue Twitter accounts of NASA and the National Park Service and the planned March for Science on Earth Day, science is at war.

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 […]

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.

Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

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Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Davis shed brilliance on topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to the Electoral College, relating it all to the turbulent politics of the past months.

Opinions

Kumar ’17: The great American identity crisis

February 9, 2017 0 comments

Is the United States an isolationist hermit or a welcoming haven for immigrants and refugees?

Opinions

Colby ’20: The left can be fake, too

February 9, 2017 0 comments

Just weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, statements from the White House have led many journalists to call Trump’s tenure a “post-truth presidency.”