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Millennials’ lack of interest in 2014 midterms means trouble for Democrats

A recent study conducted by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics suggests a worrying trend amongst 18 to 29 year-olds — and one that Democrats, above all, should be very concerned…

Net Neutrality: A look at its impending death

Net neutrality is a simple idea: All traffic on the Internet should be treated the same. In other words, whether you’re going to watch something on Netflix or Crackle, the…

Mark Cuban and the case against colorblindness

Mark Cuban's comments on race last Wednesday have sparked a firestorm of debate from pundits and citizens all over the country — a national figure admitting his own prejudices makes…

Is it still safe for foreigners in Thailand?

On Wednesday, Thailand's military declared martial law ahead of an opposition rally, which they predicted would spark violence between the royalist opposition and Thaksin supporters. In a country where…

An open letter to Karl Rove after his ‘brain damage’ comments: Please go away

What do the names Vlad the Impaler, Lord Voldemort and Karl Rove have in common? They all have one “v” in their names and when grouped together, none seem out…

The voters were right: Switzerland didn’t need fancy new fighter jets

In a rare showing, the mountainous Swiss are making headlines. No, not for the controversial anti-immigration vote in February that European Union members lamented over, but rather the rejected referendum…

Fighting the Root Causes of Terrorism: To reduce foreign fighters in Syria, increase structural opportunity

Last week, the State Department came out with its annual Country Reports on Terrorism. With boundless acronyms and frequent mentions of global terrorism’s corporate brand, Al-Qa’ida, there is very little…

Elizabeth Warren’s student loan refinancing plan won’t get Millennial’s to buy homes

Elizabeth Warren's plan to allow students to refinance their student loans is a grand scheme to get them to participate in the housing market, but Millennials aren't just skipping out…

Bachmann featured in women’s history museum she slammed as radically feminist

Everyone already knows that Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has a pretty thin Congressional resume. Given her complete lack of success getting any of her bills passed — or even through committee…

Will Elizabeth Warren save America from crippling student loan debt?

When you graduate college, you’re overwhelmed by emotions. You're proud, relieved, excited, terrified ... and probably gradually getting crushed by the weight of student loan debt. Members of the Class of…

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