Tag: Politics

Reactions to North Carolina’s anti-LGBT Bill

North Carolina recently passed a bill that openly discriminates against the LGBT community. Also known as the “Bathroom Bill,” House Bill 2 was signed into action by Gov. Pat McCrory. It prevents local North Carolina governments from passing their own anti-discrimination measures. Specifically, the bill bans transgender individuals from using the bathroom in which they… Read More

Trump suggests punishments for abortion

Close up image of Donald Trump

Last week, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews asked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump if a woman should face criminal punishment if she has a banned abortion. After being continuously pressed on the subject, Trump’s shocking response perfectly exemplified his “pro-life” views.   The Republican candidate believes that women should face some kind of punishment if they have… Read More

Senegal says no to the president for life trend

On Sunday March 20, the Senegalese voted on a referendum proposed by President Macky Sall. While the referendum covered varied points in reinforcing citizen’s and opposition rights as well as legislative and judiciary powers, the most reported aspect of it is the shorter presidential terms. During his campaign prior to his presidency, President Sall promised… Read More

Brazil’s political explosion reaches boiling point

With the abundance of occurring conflicts and events surrounding the people of the United States, it is difficult to acknowledge current conflicts at a global scale. The rest of the world continues to experience their own battles. In Brazil, they’re struggling to fight the corruption and destruction of their present government.     Brazil is… 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

Bernie Sanders’ low voter turnout due to spring break

Younger demographics are infamous for consistently having less voter turnout in the presidential elections. However, Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, is gaining a tremendous amount of support from younger audiences. He is leading in the Democratic field among millennials, capturing around 84 percent of voters ages 17 to 29. Despite an overwhelming amount of support… Read More