Tagged - Politics

Luckily for us, human nature is conservative

The best course of action is neither to shy away from progress nor to pursue it recklessly.

UR alum and mayoral candidate Malik Evans encourages UR students to make a difference through politics

For months, protestors have been calling for Mayor Lovely Warren to be replaced, and Rochester City Council Member and UR alum Malik Evans ’02 is her main competitor. Although Evans reveals he too is "turned off by politics," he encourages UR students still consider how they can make a difference through political participation.

Today, we stay indoors

If the Lebanese people — who, mind you, have deep trust issues with their government — can do this, then so can the American people. 

“Vote blue no matter who” is not a valid argument

We shouldn’t cancel a conversation just because it doesn’t seem worth having in the short term.

Moderacy does not permit complacency

Moderates are not culpable for the actions of their extremist peers, but they are the only bridge between extremists and the rest of the world.

The problem with political consistency

Unless a candidate’s voter base is static, they cannot be lauded as “consistent” in the Sanders fashion.

In defense of the two party system

It is a fallacy to look at a system flexing and adapting to current political trends, and demand its complete upending — especially when the system isn’t being used to the fullest extent.

Amid whistleblower case, Mark Zaid enjoys Mel Weekend

Zaid, a 1989 UR grad who works as a national security attorney, may have just signed onto one of the biggest cases in his career.

Hong Kong and Chinese students’ associations explore Hong Kong crisis

The Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) and Chinese Students’ Association (CSA) provided an environment for opposing perspectives this past Friday,…

Media freedom, justice, and the lack thereof in Kazakhstan

On Tuesday, March 19, 78-year-old Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev abruptly announced his resignation after 30 years as president of Kazakhstan. It…