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Challenging Rape Culture from the White House: A Lasting Legacy?

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. Yet, more than 90 percent of victims do not report their assault. Although the climate that allows this to happen is often mistakenly attributed to the presence of alcohol, sexual promiscuity, and partying, it is actually rape culture—the acceptance of […]


All Talk, No Action? Clinton and Trump on Campaign Finance Reform

Despite both proclaiming their support for campaign finance reform, it is unlikely that either Clinton or Trump will be able to do anything about it.


Tammy Duckworth’s Historic Candidacy

In one of the most important Senate races in the country, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth represents an opportunity to break down many barriers.


Who Will Be the One? Vice Presidential Possibilities for the 2016 Presidential Race

Perhaps the 2016 vice presidential race will be the better analog to reality TV: providing little relevance to reality, but lots of entertainment.


The “Good Guy With a Gun” Myth

The recent shooting of police officers in Dallas proves that the “good guy with a gun” isn’t always able to save the day.


Wondering What a Trump Presidency Would Be Like? Look to Maine.

Maine Governor Paul LePage shares many characteristics with Donald Trump. His reign as governor shows the danger of electing Trump president.