All posts tagged "Politics"

  • Beverly HIlls, California, USA; May 28, 2008; Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain speaks during a press conference at the Beverly Hilton.
    State of The Union Interview with John McCain

    On Sunday, September 10, John McCain participated in his first interview since his brain cancer diagnosis on CNN’s “State of The Union” with Jake Tapper. The two fondly reflected back on their 18-year “adversarial” relationship and discussed topics...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
  • MESA, AZ - JUNE 4: Senator John McCain (R - AZ) appears at a town hall meeting on June 4, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona.
    McCain’s Washington Post Op-Ed Is Going to Make Trump Mad

    On August 31, Senator John McCain wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post criticizing the culture in Congress. In short, McCain issued a call to the members of Congress to refocus their priorities and work together to...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
  • Identity Politics Continued: What’s Tearing Us Apart?

    Though my last post was fairly academic, I am personally no stranger to identity politics. As a blind, Asian woman of color, I am often caught in the intersection of competing voices from the blind/disabled, feminist, and...

    • Posted June 25, 2017
  • Israeli soldier stands with the Israeli flag in front of a blurred West Wall
    What Nikki Haley Got Wrong about Israel in Her Human Rights Council Speech

    In a tweet on June 6, the State Department condemned the United Nation’s Human Rights Council for “damaging the cause of human rights”.   [email protected]: US will not sit quietly while this body, supposedly dedicated to #humanrights,...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
  • A global warming concept image showing the effect of environment climate change
    The Paris Climate Agreement in the United States: What’s Next?

    In November 2016, the writing was already on the wall. Seven out of ten Americans agreed that the United States should stay in the Paris Climate Agreement, but, because of an electoral college which favored smaller, rural...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
  • Water surface background
    The Paris Climate Agreement in the United States: Our History

    On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. In his speech, Trump cited three major reasons why staying in the Paris Climate Agreement would not be...

    • Posted June 2, 2017