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Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies
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Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies

The center of the domestic policy conversation in the U.S. has been centered on one piece of legislation lately – The American Healthcare Act, or as some (like I) prefer to call it – RyanCare. The GOP’s first full attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act) is […]

President Obama’s Farewell Address to the Divided States of America
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President Obama’s Farewell Address to the Divided States of America

If asked to recall past presidential farewell addresses, it is likely that Washington’s or Eisenhower’s is the first, if not the only, to come to mind. What do the two have in common? Why are they considered the most memorable? Both conveyed foreboding warnings. Washington warned of permanent foreign alliances […]

What You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline: The History, Bernie Sanders and Facebook Activism
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What You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline: The History, Bernie Sanders and Facebook Activism

If you have had any interaction with social media, the news or other humans, you have most likely heard of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the protests that are taking place on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. While this is not a new conflict, it has garnered […]

A Brighter Future, A Legacy Defined: President Obama’s Last State of the Union
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A Brighter Future, A Legacy Defined: President Obama’s Last State of the Union

This, President Obama’s final State of the Union, stands out as drastically different from the previous years’ speeches. The tone is also incredibly different from the campaigns that are currently going on to replace the president; the State of the Union was used by Obama to tout his legacy and remain […]