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Topic: Donald Trump

Shanmugam ’23: Free trade is under attack

Columns, Opinions

Shanmugam ’23: Free trade is under attack

October 20, 2020 0 comments

Twenty years on, the 2000 Republican Party platform is surprisingly similar to its 2020 counterpart ― from its commitment to “rebuilding the American military,” to lamenting that the federal tax code “penalizes hard work.”

Apple ’21: Trust the Polls

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Trust the Polls

October 19, 2020 1 comment

On Nov. 9, 2016, as much of the world reacted with shock and dismay to Donald Trump’s victory, people across the spectrum began to repeat phrases that continue to dominate the narrative of today, saying things like “the polls were wrong” or “don’t trust the polls.”

From College Hill to campaign trail: how Brown students are getting politically involved virtually this semester

News, University News

From College Hill to campaign trail: how Brown students are getting politically involved virtually this semester

October 15, 2020 0 comments

When Seth Goldstein ’22.5 voted in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election in 2018, he woke up the next morning in tears — the candidate Goldstein supported, Democrat Tony Evers, had defeated Republican incumbent Scott Walker.

Shanmugam ’23: Trump’s failure to rekindle the coal industry

Columns, Opinions

Shanmugam ’23: Trump’s failure to rekindle the coal industry

September 22, 2020 0 comments

On March 4, 2020, President Christina Paxson P’19 informed the Brown community that the University’s Investment Office was stepping away from fossil fuels once and for all. 

Apple ’21: Trump’s Lackluster Approval Bump

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Trump’s Lackluster Approval Bump

April 14, 2020 0 comments

While many liberals have criticized Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis — for calling it a hoax, comparing it to the flu and peddling hydroxychloroquine as a cure (although it is only in the process of being clinically tested), the list goes on — they seem even more bewildered by his approval ratings.

Schmidt ’21: The U.S. healthcare system is a failure, and the coronavirus proves it

Columns, Opinions

Schmidt ’21: The U.S. healthcare system is a failure, and the coronavirus proves it

March 13, 2020 2 comments

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has quickly developed into a global pandemic of catastrophic proportions. The virus is said to cause mild to moderate flu-like symptoms in most cases, resulting in severe respiratory illness in particularly vulnerable populations such as the elderly and immunocompromised individuals.

Letter: Palestinian Authority, Say ‘Yes’ to Peace

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Palestinian Authority, Say ‘Yes’ to Peace

February 10, 2020 0 comments

I completely disagree with the author of the Jan. 31 op-ed “Trump’s so-called peace plan for Israel and Palestine hinders progress.”  Palestinian leaders should welcome any proposal to end the conflict, especially since all other attempts in the past have failed.

Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

News, University News

Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Students for Trump at Brown, an organization supporting President Donald Trump and his policies, has become an officially recognized student group by the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Student Activities Office.

Hall ’20: Liberals need to think beyond horse race politics

Columns, Opinions

Hall ’20: Liberals need to think beyond horse race politics

January 24, 2020 0 comments

Watching liberal political commentators talk about the 2020 presidential election, one starts to wonder whether the world will even continue to exist should Democrats lose.

William Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, discussed a call where Trump discussed “investigations” into political opponents.

Metro, News

As impeachment dominates D.C., students express tempered excitement

November 14, 2019 0 comments

As the public phase of the House of Representatives’ presidential impeachment inquiry commanded attention in the nation’s capital, students on College Hill tried to stay engaged with the news while focusing on more localized challenges: midterms.