The Daily Show and the Filter Bubble

December 9, 2016
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Last week, Trevor Noah interviewed the conservative commentator Tomi Lahren on The Daily Show. Although I recommend watching the nearly half-hour unedited version, the one that aired is still remarkable to watch. Lahren, a firebrand conservative who has a show on TheBlaze network, remarked as she started the interview that she had entered “the lion’s den.” […]

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Decisions Decisions.

December 9, 2016
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Well as it looks like Donald Trump’s presidency  is getting closer and closer, and so that means a new cabinet needs to be form. Donald has to choose from a long list of professional, hardworking, and intelligent politicians. Which has been a little awkward due to the 2016 campaign where harsh words were said by […]

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False Narratives: There wasn’t an Awakening of the White Middle Class.

December 9, 2016
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The accepted narrative that I continue to see becoming propagated during the post-election cycle is this phenomenon that Donald Trump succeeded by awakening a movement of white, rural, “less-educated voters.” This narrative is completely false. The notion that white voters – across all backgrounds and classifications – rallied behind this ideology in mass, is false. […]

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Presidential Tweets

December 4, 2016
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Donald Trump will be the most interesting President will ever have, and I not talking about his ideas and bills that he will soon be forcing to pass, but I am talking about his constant tweet on Twitter. Where Donald Trump tweets his honest opinions of situations that might relate to him, or his vice president, […]

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Identity Politics are Civil Rights

December 2, 2016
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The 2016 electoral cycle is coming to an end as the new year approaches; Donald J. Trump is our president-elect and while the focus of the Republican party has been centered upon securing the president-elect’s cabinet and administration, the Democratic party is going through an ideological shift that will reshape the party for the foreseeable future. This […]

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The Insurgency and the Establishment: Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, and the Battle for the Soul of the White House.

December 2, 2016
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Even though the long and bitter election campaign is over, the country remains more divided than ever before. Polling shows that ideological and political partisanship is high. This stark division is also reflected within the Republican Party. In many ways, Trump’s victory was a refutation of the power of the well-oiled (and well-funded) Republican political […]

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The Wall Won’t Solve it All

November 22, 2016
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It’s been the forefront of President-Elect Trump’s plan since day 1; building an impenetrable wall between the U.S – Mexico border. Its purpose? To bring illegal immigration to its knees and solve one of the U.S’ major crises. Supporters of the wall were quick to chant “Build a wall!” at Trump rallies all through the […]

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