The Covid-19 pandemic has lifted the veil on the last vestiges of normalcy in our modern era. The normalcy of public complacency in bad governance and corporate greed ­has come to an unfettered stop due to the pandemic response resulting in massive layoffs and unprecedented unemployment, with about 44.2 million people having filed for government […]

The chaos in America is not random. In the years following the Great Recession of 2008 Americans have been losing trust in institutions at a quickening rate. The political divide between Americans has been sharpening since the times of George W. Bush in 2000. In our modern era, Donald Trump embodies the energy of being […]

  As the tone for the 2020 primary season becomes muddled with the vote counting controversy in the Iowa caucus, it has become clear that the centrist faction within the Democratic Party (commonly classified today as establishment Democrats) has become nothing more than a fleeting relic of past political victories. Living in the Trump era […]

Yeah, it’s pretty bad. While following the news about the current whistleblower scandal as it unfolds I can’t help but feel like I am watching the diplomatic breakdown between two different countries. Democrats and Republicans have such stark differences in their political statements on impeachment of the president that they sound like warring ethnic factions […]

After examining the Mueller report, it is understandable that President Trump lied about a public relations strategy with Russian agents and the extent of the organization of the fruits of those efforts. Russians did conspire to influence the 2016 election and there was an agreement to work with one another, but not necessarily for the […]

In the childhood of most millennials the year 2020 would foster wonderment about the future, a future that seemed consistent, pacing forward and bestowing upon the starry-eyed a sense that flying cars would dominate the world we would live in. At present, society has had many technological upgrades, the most revolutionizing for day-to-day life being […]

Since before his inauguration, President Trump has sought to invigorate his populist appeal by reinforcing mistrust in the mainstream media. By painting the journalistic and media sources of the academic elite as propaganda tools for the Left, he has been able to establish a deep wedge in the American population, separating people into factions that […]

The Middle East is currently in the beginning of a grand regional realignment, one so vast it is sending shock waves slowly altering the post-Cold War alliance system. As the Syrian Civil War winds down, a new phase in the conflict will give rise to great power competition. Syria will be the focal point where […]

Why does this question matter? It matters because the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict is typically understood through dramatic headlines and snippets of information that obfuscates its arduous history. Attempting to answer this question is only part of a multilayered story, as the sovereignty claims of both Palestinians and Israelis do not exist in a […]

America’s preeminence on the world stage, its unipolar moment, is over and Washington must redefine its role in the world before emerging powers do it for us. The coming multipolar world will be one where power is balanced based on the supremacy of technology. Global security will be defined by whoever controls the marketization of […]