Race Realism— Walking A Fine Line

Race is one of the most controversial topics for Americans to discuss. One must walk a rather fine line when discussing race as to not make or be accused of making any offensive comments. The theory that is generally accepted in society is that in regards to intellect, race means nothing. This statement may or may not be true, but regardless it is a good theory to live by. However, sociologists, philosophers, and genetic scientists have been popping up across the Western world to challenge this recent status quo. When are their points valid, and when do they cross the line into the territory of white supremacy?

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How Free Trade Can Fix The Global Economy

Both left-wingers and right-wingers are guilty of nationalism. President Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders do not agree on much, but they do see eye-to-eye when it comes to restricting trade with foreign entities. Trump and Sanders are fully economically illiterate when it comes to the issue of trade, and defend their stances with cliché populist rhetoric about “saving manufacturing.” The truth is that protectionism helps nobody in the long run other than big businesses who are shielded from real international competition through tariffs. Protectionism is a regressive, authoritarian, and foolish policy that needs to be eradicated from politics.

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Don’t Break Them Up: Why Government Should Avoid Splitting Up Corporations

Many progressives in modern American politics would like to relive the Progressive Era of splitting up trusts and large corporations. Few, if any, of them provide any logical reasoning behind breaking up these corporations besides the cliches that are“too big too fail,” or “predatory capitalism.” In fact, it seems that this whole notion of combating large corporate entities is merely used as a way to propagate the idea of “us versus them.”

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The Current State of Politigram on Instagram

Political Instagram accounts, often referred to simply as, “politigram,” have become a hypocritical political cesspool. Seemingly everyone who owns a politigram account is fully aware of this issue. As the owner of a political account myself, it is very apparent to me that the community of accounts has become quite toxic.

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1992 Los Angeles Riots: Finding the Korean-American Identity in Chaos

After the emergence of a grainy video depicting four police officers savagely beating Rodney King, the country was dismayed to see the officers involved be acquitted of many charges. Meanwhile, the black community felt that it only uncovered an ongoing, suppressed history of continued institutional racism to the general public.

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