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The End of the American Dream

The End of the American Dream

February 13, 2019

While deregulation and economic self-interest have resulted in unprecedented economic growth and increased productivity, they have also carried few benefits for the vast majority of Americans.

The Sleep of Reason: The End of Hampshire College

The Sleep of Reason: The End of Hampshire College

February 6, 2019

The error which has caused the decline of liberal arts and avant garde institutions such as Hampshire is our assumption that a college degree is an investment.

Shame: Fordham Releases List of Abusive Priests

Shame: Fordham Releases List of Abusive Priests

January 23, 2019

Yes, the administration’s decision to inform the Fordham community of the release of this list is a step in the right direction, but it by no means excuses its gross negligence.

U.S. Must Aid Ukraine in Resistance Against Russia

U.S. Must Aid Ukraine in Resistance Against Russia

December 5, 2018

We cannot turn our backs on Europe now, lest we risk upending the democratic consensus which has brought peace and prosperity to a troubled corner of the world.

Political Violence and How to Avoid It

Political Violence and How to Avoid It

November 7, 2018

Both sides of the political isle have a responsibility to debate uncomfortable topics. Only this debate can help prevent a descent into political chaos and violence.

Fordham and Aramark’s Unholy Alliance

Fordham and Aramark’s Unholy Alliance

October 24, 2018

By Collin Bonnell When I first visited Fordham University, I was captivated by many things. I was impressed by a strong focus on academics, a beautiful campus, a location in New York City and a rich history. Yet, ultimately I...

Bloom or Bust: Presidential Run Good for Democrats?

Bloom or Bust: Presidential Run Good for Democrats?

September 26, 2018

By Collin Bonnell One of the largest crises facing the United States today is our rapidly expanding wealth gap. While America’s wealth gap is nothing new, our recovery from the Great Recession, during which go...

Cannabis Policy: A Tale of Two Cities

Cannabis Policy: A Tale of Two Cities

September 12, 2018

By Collin Bonnell Earlier this month, the New York Police Department (NYPD) took an important step in relaxing cannabis laws in America’s largest city by decriminalizing the drug in quantities under 25 grams....

Putin Should be Punished for Taking Out Kremlin Critics

Putin Should be Punished for Taking Out Kremlin Critics

March 22, 2018

By Collin Bonnell On March 4, Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was living in exile in Britain, and his daughter Yulia, were mysteriously poisoned in a Salisbury cafe. Just over a week later, on March 12, ano...

Aid Is Necessary For Closure of Iraq War

Aid Is Necessary For Closure of Iraq War

March 7, 2018

By Collin Bonnell It has been almost 15 years since Operation Iraqi Freedom was launched by George W. Bush. Since Bush gave his “Mission Accomplished” speech, what was presented as a small pre-emptive strike to...

AfD, Real Winner in German Election

AfD, Real Winner in German Election

October 4, 2017

By Collin Bonnell On Sep. 24, Germany held a parliamentary election. Although Angela Merkel secured a fourth term as Chancellor, it was the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, that dominated global...

Trump Must Keep Tesla on U.S. Terrain

Trump Must Keep Tesla on U.S. Terrain

September 20, 2017

By Collin Bonnell This past June, Tesla made a stunning announcement when it declared that it was in exploratory talks with the Shanghai Municipal Government to build a large car factory in China. While this would be r...

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