How bad is social media for democracy?

Facebook claims social media is threatening democracy by becoming a main source for political propaganda. News agencies and other such persons with political agendas push bias onto us through social media sources, whether it’s the Russians being behind the 2016 elections or that Hillary Clinton had a child trafficking business in a small-town pizza joint.

Editorial: A response to Ben Shapiro

Editorial: A response to Ben Shapiro

In the future, we ask that Mr. Shapiro please reach out to us directly if we make mistakes reporting on him (or anyone for that matter). Additionally, we hope that Mr. Shapiro at least considers heeding our advice and attempt cutting back on his insults for the sake of fostering a productive dialogue where both sides of the political spectrum can better communicate their ideas.

Concerns over white victimhood are largely unimportant

Concerns over white victimhood are largely unimportant

It is misguided to say that white Americans face no discrimination at all. Absolute statements are dangerous, and in all likelihood there have been cases in which white people have been judged by the color of their skin. However, I would argue that this occurs far less for whites than for minorities and that the situations in which it would occur are much less meaningful.

Government shutdown vote shows that Democrats are spineless

Government shutdown vote shows that Democrats are spineless

Senators voted 81-18 for the bill, with just under third of all Democrats in the governing body voting against the bill. No decision was made on the negotiating of citizenship for those currently here as a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.