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John Jiang
John Jiang is a rising junior and participant in the Young Writers Program through the National Journalism Center. Follow him on Twitter at @johnxjiang.
by | Jul 22, 2019

The Bernie Sanders campaign recently announced that it would be raising its salaries staffers’ effective pay to $15 an hour by shortening their workdays. This comes on the heels of reports that middling salaries and 60-hour weeks mean that Bernie…

by | Jul 19, 2019

How much would “Medicare for All” cost? Up to $40 trillion over ten years after implementation, estimates Bernie Sanders, its truest believer. That number has nearly doubled since he ran for president three years and has plenty of room to…

by | Jul 12, 2019

SunTrust, a bank holding company centered in the southeastern U.S., announced on Monday that it will terminate its business relationship with CoreCivic, a leading American private prison and detention center company. The announcement was accompanied by a statement claiming that…

by | Jul 11, 2019

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies challenges the notion, popular in Washington and among pro-immigration activists, that large-scale immigration is useful for offsetting America’s aging society.  The study finds that the popular image of immigrants as young…

by | Jul 2, 2019

Sneakerheads woke up this morning to the news that the corporate war on America’s social ills has claimed a new victim: flag-emblazoned shoes.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike has pulled sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July….

by | Jul 2, 2019

Donald Trump surprised the world on Sunday when he arrived on the Korean peninsula for a meeting with Kim Jong-un, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea. The 45-minute meeting ended with a promise to…

by | Jun 30, 2019

The Russian guided missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Cuba with a small group of support vessels early last week as relations between the U.S. and Russia reached their lowest point in decades. The Associated Press reported that the military…

by | Jun 27, 2019

Unreasonable protests by college activists always seem to play out the same way: students overreact, conservative commentators condemn them, and then on to the next controversy, neither side having learned anything. Hence why the fiasco between Oberlin College and Gibson’s…

by | Jun 26, 2019

You have to feel a bit sorry for Bernie Sanders. The Vermont senator came within seven points of capturing the Democratic nomination in 2016. He’s spent the intervening three years working on his brand and building toward his 2020 run,…

by | Jun 25, 2019

Ann Coulter predicted in December 2018 that Trump will be the last Republican president. Texas may well prove her right.  The Lone Star State is the gem of the Republican electoral map. It has a population of nearly 30 million…

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