Europeans rejoice, American internationalism is back! What to expect from Biden’s foreign policy and how will it affect the EU

American foreign policy is a constant swing between isolationism and internationalism. The former is a policy that consists of turning inwards and departing from world affairs, while internationalism promotes greater political and economic cooperation between states. As a short account of American foreign policy history, the period between the American Revolution and World War I …

270 To Win: The 2020 Election

Now less than 48 hours away, people in the United States and around the world are gearing up for what many believe is the most important election in recent history. The 2016 election had everyone shook – never again, they say. In order to win the Presidential Election, a candidate needs 270 electoral votes from …

$15/hour Minimum Wage or UBI?

Nobody should work fulltime and not be able to have food on their table, shelter over their head and water to drink. But what kind of policy implementation works best in order for people to get by on a fulltime job while simultaneously ensuring that businesses and organization are not disincentivized from hiring? This article …

Significant impacts of a Trump reelection: The Supreme Court

With the US presidential election less than 60 days away, there are several things to note about the impact of a possible Trump reelection, especially with regards to the Supreme Court and the US Constitution. Things like Constitutional healthcare coverage, LGBTQ rights and abortion rights may be subject to change or repelling, should Trump come …

Repealing Proposition 209 on race, sex, and national origin: an overview

The California State Assembly voted on June 10th to repeal the 1996 Proposition 209, Section 31 Article 1 of the California Constitution. This part of the California constitution prohibits the West Coast state from discriminating “on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin in operation of the public employment, public education, or …

Racial inequalities and the mishandling of a pandemic: 2020, a representation of Donald Trump’s America

These have been a challenging couple of months. One can only start by acknowledging that. Incapable to go out, to meet and share with our friends. For some it was impossible to unite with their families, and therefore, had to go through all this alone. And for many around the world, this pandemic caused the …

The Iowa Caucus: a Turbulent Start to the Democratic Presidential Race

This Tuesday the first DNC caucus took place in the state of Iowa, marking the beginning of what could be a very interesting race for the Democratic presidential candidates seeking to face Trump in the 2020 election. Although Iowa itself has no intrinsic value (containing only 56 delegates of the around 2000 needed to win …