United States

Donald Trump’s Threat to American Democracy

Trump’s reckless statements pose an existential threat to our country’s 240 year-old project in representative democracy.

The Forgotten Man

More than 200 days since President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, the Republican controlled Senate has yet to hold hearings on his confirmation. Garland, a moderate leaning liberal, has not been questioned on the basis of his merits to the highest court in the land; rather, his appointment on the Supreme […]

What Exactly Is Wrong With Hillary Clinton?

Critics of Clinton can’t decide whether she’s a socialist or a closet Republican, too insincere or too much like herself, too serious or not serious enough.

Accepting Alternatives: Career and Technical Education Should Be Embraced

In 2012, San Diego Unified School District officials made a minor addition to the high school graduation requirements: two to four courses in CTE—Career and Technical Education, the 21st century rebranding of “Vocational Education.” In response, 100 parents marched in protest and an online petition against the move totaled over 1,300 hundred angry signatures. Within […]

HPRgument: What Does it Mean to be a Patriot?

HPR writers examine what we mean when we talk about patriotism in the wake of Colin Kaepernick’s protests during the national anthem.

The Left Wing of the Possible

Everyone who can vote, and won’t vote for Trump, should turn out to vote for her.