The 2016 late night results caught most by surprise, but not his supporters. They always believed their horse would win the race. After all, it was the mainstream media that exploited Donald Trump’s campaignñ; overexposed him. Take for instance, CNN. In 2016 CNN would mute their coverage of a Bernie…

A message from abroad

As a former international student, going to the US, living among Americans for four years was undoubtedly a blessing. But at every step, I realized that part of the blessing was to have attended college during Barack Obama's presidency.

American life under Obama was far from…

Democratic party candidates’ broad strategy must be to make this election cycle about themselves. Once the stage is down to 2–3 people, they ought to replicate the 2007’s Hillary-Obama spectacle.

Source: VOX

But they should also be careful not to eat “each other” on national television, as the right wing has predicted…

Mr. Almighty President

Presidential figures have always been better known across the United States than other political actors. That is why “Postmodern presidency” might refer to a presidency “On steroids”.

In Leah A. Murray’s book Politics and Popular Culture (2012) John Freie identifies Ronald Regan as responsible for making the…

One of the main controversies about defining terrorism is how governments and other circles of power have modified its definition accommodating it to a description of their adversaries and to justify state actions.

As explained in “Inside Terrorism” (Hoffman, 2006) terrorism is a western term that was developed by the…

The White Man Knows Best: The Complex of Guacanagarix beyond Dominican Culture

Some talk about white guilt, but do you know how well white immigrants (sorry I mean, expats) are treated in non-white countries?? I don’t only mean well off professionals or rich people. …

Education should be considered a human right, not a benefit because access to (good) education is one of the major elements of systematic segregation.

Certainly the current Student Financial Aid has been a tremendous help for students whom otherwise would have not been able to go to college. …

On his new video (https://goo.gl/I1D5VC) Khamenei merely states a fact: many (central) European countries have laws that make illegal to question the holocaust. Now it is true that, denying the holocaust is almost impossible, as the Nazis had records and footage that was confiscated by the Allies. However, if Ann Coulter can- exercising her freedom of speech- promote hatred against minorities, yet sell millions of books, then why is there such a stigma against those who try to deny the Holocaust?

Also let’s not think that Khamenei’s critique on as the beginning of new tensions between Persia and the West. On the contrary, Europe is now investing billions in Iran http://usat.ly/1SM443J

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