Evan Maguire

Evan Maguire is a graduate of American University and serves as The American Spectator’s editorial associate through the Young Writers Program.

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Daniel Ortega: A Cold War Communist is Still Killing People in Nicaragua

 

This week, Nicaraguans once again faced bloody violence at the hands of Daniel Ortega’s government. Protests against the government have been ongoing since April, but this week has been particularly bleak. On Friday, government forces attacked hundreds of protesting students from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua. Many of these students hid in the Jesus […]

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Vietnamese Religious Minorities Continue to Face Persecution

 

On Wednesday, July 11th, the United States Embassy in Vietnam issued a statement criticizing a decision by a Vietnamese appeals court to continue to detain three human rights activists for “propaganda against the State.” These activists were not part of some vast effort to topple the Communist regime in Vietnam, but rather, took issue with […]

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Christians Face More Threats Than Boko Haram in Nigeria

 

On Monday, Nigerian forces transferred 183 children to UNICEF and the civilian portions of the government. Unlike the United States, which has been detaining children due to immigration status, Nigeria was holding these children on suspicion of involvement with the barbaric Islamist group Boko Haram. When the children were no longer determined to be a […]

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European Union Reaches Migration Deal

 

On June 28 and 29, European leaders met in Brussels to discuss, among other things, the migrant crisis from Africa and the Middle East and those that have landed on Europe’s shores in recent years in search of refuge. This came at a particularly tense time, as Europeans at every level are divided on the issue. One […]

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American History Tellers: Revolution, A Must Listen Podcast for this Fourth of July

 

As the Fourth of July approaches, millions of Americans will be traveling around the country to visit friends and family and celebrate the start of our great nation. Even as they will take part in festivities in the days leading up to and following the Fourth, many of us will be stuck in traffic this […]

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Brian Stelter, CNN, and HuffPo: Stalkers and Conspiracy Theorists

 

The left of center media has become increasingly infected with Trump Derangement Syndrome. Over the past few years, previously legitimate news organizations and news personalities have gone off the deep end in their attempts to thwart the conservative wave that brought Trump into office and continues to roll across the country. Gossip and scandalous personal […]

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Terror Attacks Rock Indonesia’s Oppressed Christian Community

 

Last Sunday was marred by one of the bloodiest days in Indonesia in over a decade. Over a twenty-four-hour period, a dozen or so members of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah, an ISIS-affiliated group, carried out attacks on churches and a police station in Surabaya. The first attacks were carried out in quick succession on a Catholic, […]

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A Toxic Lack of Masculinity in Toronto

 

Last Monday, the peaceful streets of Toronto were terrorized when a van crashed into pedestrians, killing ten and injuring over a dozen others. In the past few years, there have been numerous attacks using vehicles to terrorize innocents. Attacks struck the cities of New York, Barcelona, Nice, London, Paris, Stockholm, and Berlin and were in the […]

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A Hero’s Sacrifice: Arnaud Beltrame

 

Last Friday morning, the small towns of Carcassonne and Trèbes in southern France were terrorized for several hours. The terror started when a local criminal hijacked a car in Carcassonne, killing the driver. He then began shooting at off-duty police officers, injuring one of them. After this, the attacker drove to Trèbes and held up […]

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Free Speech is Dead in Britain

 

Britain is  one of the most classically liberal countries in the world. British thinkers such as John Locke and Thomas Paine paved the way for creating a free society here in the United States. Britain has long been an advocate for ideals such as just rule, civil rights, and free speech. Unfortunately, free speech has […]

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