Tag: 2016 election

Post-Election Riots: How are they helpful?

After Donald Trump was elected President last Tuesday, hundreds of people took to the streets, protesting across different cities nationwide.   According to The Washington Post, more than 225 people have been arrested in various places. Protests started early Wednesday in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago followed by Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia, Richmond, and later… Read More

Understanding the fight for free healthcare

Among other topics, health care is one of the biggest issues being debated by the candidates of the 2016 presidential election. While many first world countries provide their citizens with free health care, the United States does not. This can cause Americans to pay a significant amount of money on doctor’s appointments, medicine, and emergency… Read More

Hillary Clinton’s response to contributions from fossil fuel industry

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has allegedly been taking contributions from lobbyists associated with the fossil fuel industry. Despite Clinton’s outward disapproval and acknowledgment of climate change, she still takes support from individuals who sell, or have sold, their services to fossil fuel companies. This is deeply hurting the legitimacy of her pro-environmental policies, causing… Read More

Bernie Sanders takes the lead in national polls

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, has been trailing in every national poll against Democratic political rival, Hillary Clinton, since the beginning of the presidential race. However, a Bloomberg Politics national poll recently discovered that Sanders has jumped ahead of Clinton: 49 percent of support to Clinton’s 38 percent.   Sanders crushed Clinton in all three of… Read More

Brussels terrorist attacks: Presidential candidates respond

Last week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium caused worldwide panic, and left the people of the United States anxiously waiting for a response from the five remaining presidential candidates. The statements made by each of the candidates was a strong reflection of their views for international relations and the fight against terrorism.   The initial… Read More

“The Simpsons” predicted a Trump presidency over 15 years ago

The producers of popular television show, “The Simpsons,” are known for their freakish fortune-telling abilities after airing multiple episodes that appear to be predicting multiple events throughout history, years before they actually take place. In 1997 alone, the TV show seemingly predicted the 2014 Ebola outbreak in an episode titled “Curious George and the Ebola… Read More