Political Blog

Political Blog

President Joseph E. Aoun speaks at the 2008 commencement ceremony for Northeastern University. Photo Courtesy Derek Yu, Creative Commons.

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

Sometimes small steps are all we have—and this is one.

by × February 9, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

In the House: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

In the House: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

What I and many other people oppose is repealing the law with no plan in mind.

by × February 7, 2017 × 1 comment

Political Blog

World Scope: The Indian National Congress’s Path Forward

World Scope: The Indian National Congress’s Path Forward

The INC’s mask has cracked, and the majority of India doesn’t buy the act.

by × February 7, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

Hindsights in History: U.S. lags in health care

Hindsights in History: U.S. lags in health care

Repealing the Affordable Care Act would impede on the already slow progress we’ve made as a nation when it comes to providing health care for all—a task every developed nation should be working towards.

by × February 7, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

Technobabble: Silicon Valley leaders should advise Trump

Technobabble: Silicon Valley leaders should advise Trump

Travis Kalanick had a tough week as Uber’s CEO.

by × February 7, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

Opening the Cabinet: Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Opening the Cabinet: Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Perhaps the most unqualified of Trump’s nominations is Betsy DeVos, the billionaire campaign donor who Trump chose to serve as Secretary of Education.

by × February 5, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

#TrumpTweetWatch2k17: We are the opposition party

#TrumpTweetWatch2k17: We are the opposition party

Nothing says “we aren’t fascist” like exhibiting all the qualities of a fascist regime.

by × February 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

Hindsights in History: A Statue of Limitations

Hindsights in History: A Statue of Limitations

While some may call the president’s move unparalleled, this ban follows a long line of discriminatory restrictions based on place of origin.

by × February 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

A Step Away from a Thousand Years of Darkness: Letter to the Closeted Conservative

A Step Away from a Thousand Years of Darkness: Letter to the Closeted Conservative

Aoun told our university that we are an “inclusive and mutually respectful” community. You know that isn’t entirely true—because you are a conservative.

by × February 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

#TrumpTweetWatch2k17: Chicago, protests and the media

This tweet has less focus in 140 characters than I have in my multiple attempts to write this column.

by × January 30, 2017 × 0 comments