Posts Tagged ‘trump’

Twitter Trump’s Fireside Chats?

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the American public in roughly 30 speeches held over the radio. Those speeches captivated millions of listeners as they drew comfort in his, what would be dubbed, “fireside chats.” Roosevelt would talk on topics ranging from plans to deal with unemployment and the…
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Trump’s Attempt to Salvage His Image

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The reiteration on the “Opioid Epidemic,” Reagan inspired Trumponomics, and the escalating tensions with Russia show that President Trump must really want to turn back the clock in order to “Make America Great Again.” So much so, he’s placing emphasis on the release of several thousand previously classified files on…
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Sexual Assault is Handled Poorly in Hollywood

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Hollywood has an unfortunate track record of protecting pedophiles and sexual predators as long as they are male, rich, and powerful. Names like Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Casey Affleck, and Donald Trump have become household names for their contributions behind or on the camera. But, rarely is it mentioned what…
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“Snix Snacks:” SXU Helps Hurricane Relief Efforts

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas in August, Hurricane Irma tore through Florida in September, and Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc in Puerto Rico in mid-September. Now, in late October, victims of the massive hurricanes are still waiting for government assistance. While Trump has declared the response to the tragedies in the two…
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This Past Week in Politics

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Ever since Donald Trump has been elected to office, it seems that the political world has been chaos. Questions like, “Should the wealthy get tax cuts? Are women autonomous beings? What benefit is there for the US to help those suffering a humanitarian crisis? Will Trump launch us into WWIII?” …
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President Trump’s Mistreatment of Puerto Rico – Unprecedented, unethical and inhumane

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

President Trump’s handling, or lack thereof, of the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico is unprecedented, deplorable, and exhibits his apparent lack of empathy for the suffering of others. Puerto Rico experienced a category 4 storm, Maria, on September 20, leaving many homes destroyed, citizens displaced, and roughly 3.4 million people…
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Duterte the Philippino Trump? – The Human Right’s Concern in the East and West

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

While the United States was engrossed in their own tumultuous presidential election in 2016, the Philippine presidential election shared many striking similarities in both the campaign trail and the election results. The winner of the Philippine presidential election, Rodrigo Duterte, has been likened to President Trump in mannerism and charisma….
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In Defense of DACA – Protecting our DREAMers

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The Trump administration’s unwillingness to defend Deferred Action of Child Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA, shows an apparent lack of empathy for those affected by its repeal. DACA is the result of an executive order made by former President Barack Obama in 2012 that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation…
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Trans Rights are Human Rights – Transgender people in the military

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

President Trump’s ban on transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military is not only an exercise in ignorance, but is a step backwards from the progressive social standard set by former President Obama. Although the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in September 20, 2011 was a…
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Rescinding DACA: The End of an Era

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program. Now, Congress has six months to replace DACA with a comprehensive immigration policy. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, was enacted in 2012 through an executive order of President Obama.  DACA was a…
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