Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In Canada, Trudeau Is Meeting Fear With Progressive Strength

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election as President of the land of the theoretically ‘free’, and home of the allegedly ‘brave’, a series...

Terrorism By Any Other Name Is Just As Deadly

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines terrorism thusly: “The use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of achieving a political...

Long-Read: Why GamerGate Is Really A Liberal Identity Crisis

The following is an opinion piece penned after multiple bomb threats shut down a Miami based discussion on ethics in video game journalism, also...

“The Game Knows”: How This Former College Softball Player Kept The...

By Jordan Patterson “The Game knows.” Throughout my career as a college softball player at the University of Alabama, I heard that statement hundreds of times. From teammates,...

Young Politician: A Poem

"Young Politician" As I sit here reading about policy briefs, I hesitate, then pray for our commander in chief. I may not agree, he didn't receive...

Trump Should Fight To Make Voting Compulsory

By Mac Regan Democracy is at risk when we fail to fulfill basic citizenship responsibilities. Consider the evidence. Approximately 40% of eligible voters didn’t vote in the...

The Earth Shook In Haiti And He Left As A Boy....

This story is part of the "My Story" series by The Young Leaders.  It was a sunny morning in Haiti on January 12, 2010 -...

Muhammad Ali And The History Of Public Courage In America

By Eric M. Harris The most important date in Muhammad Ali's life was April 28, 1967. No this was not the date of one of his...

Hong Kong Is Already More Independent Than Any EU Country

By  Raphael Blet In a time when the call for independence constantly increases, we need to put the dots on the i's. There is nothing wrong...

Make No Mistake, There is Terrorism Happening in Oregon Right Now

A group of upwards of 150 armed men have taken over a building on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns Oregon. But don’t let CNN...