Author Archives: Penn Dems

Trumpcare: A Debate

Trumpcare could soon be the face of “adequate healthcare.” After going through article after article, I unearthed a multitude of issues with Trumpcare and what his administration constitutes as proper health care management for the people of America. I implore everyone who reads this to also do their own research on the matter before reaching

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Half Truths and Whole Lies: 11 Myths of the Post-Election Narrative

    “This election proves the Americans really, really hate the establishment.” There’s clearly something to this, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. America is becoming a more divided nation. The ideological gap between liberals and conservatives is growing. People are sorting themselves geographically to live close to people of similar backgrounds, educational attainments,

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When Clinton and Trump Go Head-to-Head: A Take on the Debate

This past Monday night, September 26th, Americans huddled around their TV’s for a showdown. No, not the Falcons vs. Saints game, but an even more contentious matchup: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump.   Moments before the debate started, I noticed my hands starting to sweat. For the first time this election season, I felt nervous.

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Bookers and Barakas: Democrats’ Divergence on Education Reform

    In 1983, the Reagan administration’s National Commission on Excellence in Education released an explosive report called A Nation at Risk, and its findings were alarming. The United States, despite its proud place on the frontier of cutting-edge technological innovations like space travel and computing, had an education system that somehow ranked near the

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