Barack Obama

The Cherokee Nation absolutely deserves a delegate in Congress  

The Cherokee Nation absolutely deserves a delegate in Congress  

In the last week, the Cherokee Nation decided to invoke Article 7 of the 1835 Treaty of New Echota, an agreement between the Cherokee and the United States government which stipulates “that they (the Cherokee Tribe) shall be entitled to a delegate in the House of Representatives of the United States whenever Congress shall make provision for the same.”

Opinion: Obama calls on us to be the change

Opinion: Obama calls on us to be the change

If you’ve been on the internet at all lately, you’re probably aware that former President Barack Obama delivered a pointed speech at the University of Illinois on Friday, September 7th. That’s right, Barack Obama is back to energize young voters in the run up to the upcoming midterm elections.

Obama’s legacy in the context of Trump

Obama’s legacy in the context of Trump

Barack Obama ceded the presidency to Donald Trump approximately a year ago. In the subsequent time, Trump’s administration has uprooted foundational elements of Obama’s legacy. Among other things, he has pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Accord, removed the individual mandate from Obama’s landmark Affordable Care Act, eliminated DACA, pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and reversed net neutrality.