Morality and Politics are One and the Same

Morality and Politics are One and the Same

Advocates of a barrage of social justice movements within the US have found themselves to be in quite the dilemma. With political equality cemented amongst most groups (with the exception of certain LGBT issues), many activists have moved from demanding … More »

Should Federal Law Ban Police Chokeholds?

Should Federal Law Ban Police Chokeholds?

The death of Eric Garner, an unarmed New York man who was killed after a policeman placed him in an extended chokehold, ignited a firestorm of controversy throughout the country, sparking demonstrations that have sometimes ended in violence and unrest. … More »

The Dwindling Right to Earn a Living

The Dwindling Right to Earn a Living

High schoolers Matt Molinari and Eric Schnepf saw in recent snowstorms an opportunity. In true American entrepreneurial spirit, they printed fliers, canvassed neighborhoods, and offered their services as snow shovelers for those unable, or unwilling, to shovel themselves. Like all … More »

This Land is [Government] Land

This Land is [Government] Land

Grade school children are typically taught Woody Guthrie’s folk song “This Land Is Your Land.” The catchy ditty’s modern form omits several political verses reflecting the writer’s communist leanings. What remains are verses with sweet, if rather generic, descriptions of … More »