Evan Maguire

Evan Maguire is a student at American University and a Young Writers Program participant.

University of Iowa Crushes the Freedoms of Religion and Association

 

The University of Iowa is currently facing a lawsuit for its blatant disregard for the constitutional provisions of freedom of religion and association. Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), a small Christian students group, was recently kicked off campus because it required the leaders of the organization to be Christian. Who would have thought that a […]

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Russia is Meddling Everywhere

 

After last month’s Catalan Referendum debacle, Spanish intelligence services have come to an interesting conclusion. They believe that Russian interests were involved in pro-Catalonian independence efforts in the weeks prior to the referendum. They stated that “’Propaganda campaigns’ intended to destabilize Spain came from Russian territory and Venezuela.” The Spanish admitted that they were not […]

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The Bolivarian Revolution Takes Some Blows

 

The last few weeks for the Maduro regime in Venezuela have been hectic. From international sanctions to savory pastries, the Bolivarian Revolution can’t catch a break. The government received a blow when the European Union decided to sanction the country, banning the sale of arms and any military or surveillance equipment. Between April 6th and […]

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Independence for Catalonia Threatens Spain and Europe

 

Earlier this morning, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced that the Spanish Parliament would begin the process of stripping Catalonia of its autonomous status. This comes after a wave of protests that became violent during the October 1st  referendum on Catalonian independence that was ruled illegal by the Spanish Constitutional Court. On the day of […]

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A New Face in the Republican Party: An Interview with Austin Petersen

 

At the Young Americans for Liberty Convention that is currently ongoing, Missouri Senate candidate Austin Petersen debated economist David Friedman on Minarchism, a philosophy that advocates a very small government that only exists to uphold rights and public order, vs. Anarcho-Capitalism, which advocates for the abolition of the state. Petersen defended Minarchism while Friedman defended […]

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Make Liberty Win: An Interview with Cliff Maloney Jr.

 

Hundreds of young liberty activists are currently attending YALCON 2017, the national convention for the Young Americans for Liberty organization, which has swept through college campuses as a force for open markets, freedom, and small government. I got a chance to speak with the president of the organization, Cliff Maloney Jr., and here is what […]

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While the Media Analyzes Trump’s Tweets, India and China Engage in a Military Standoff

 

If you have been watching the news at all for the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard a whole lot about President Trump’s tweets, Don Jr.’s “treasonous” meeting with a Russian lawyer and probably something about the Kardashians. While these topics are entertaining and eye catching, they don’t really matter when it comes down to […]

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Why do Leaders in Latin America Keep Getting in Trouble for Corruption?

 

This week, two major scandals rocked Latin American politics as two former leftist presidents, “Lula” Luiz Inacio da Silva of Brazil (2003-2010) and Ollanta Humala of Peru (2011-2016), face severe charges for their corrupt dealings while they were president. Lula has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for taking 3.7 million […]

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While Trump and Nieto Met in Hamburg, Mexico Bled.

 

On Friday, President Trump met with many world leaders, including his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto.  Before this meeting began, a journalist asked President Trump if he expected Mexico to pay for the wall, he responded “Absolutely.” President Nieto has repeatedly stated that he has no intention to have Mexico pay for the border wall. […]

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G20 Protests Get Violent as Antifa Thugs Descend on Hamburg

 

While President Trump was greeted with thunderous applause and displays of both pro-American and pro-Polish patriotism when he spoke in Warsaw, the situation in the next place he is visiting is not as cheerful. Before the G20 summit even began, around a hundred thousand protesters descended on the city. Most of the protesters are anti-capitalists […]

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