In What May Be the Second Year of the Woman, It’s Time to Ensure Childcare is Considered a Campaign Expense in State-Level Races Too

Photo Credit: The New York Observer, https://observer.com/2018/05/liuba-grechen-shirley-childcare-campaign-funds/ By: Creighton Boggs With less than forty-five days remaining until the midterm elections, political pundits continue to speculate that this may be the second “Year of the Woman.”[1] The first “Year of the Woman” was in 1992, when forty-seven women were elected to the House of Representatives and four women Read more about In What May Be the Second Year of the Woman, It’s Time to Ensure Childcare is Considered a Campaign Expense in State-Level Races Too[…]

Liberty Requires Accountability

Photo Credit: Getty Images, via billmoyers.com By: Evan Stastny Article I, section I of the U.S. Constitution vests “all legislative powers” with the two houses of Congress.[1] Over the years this principle has been eroded through the development and growth of what has been referred to as the “fourth branch” of government: executive agencies.[2] Between Read more about Liberty Requires Accountability[…]

FBI Surveillance Takes on Community Outreach and the #MeToo Movement

Photo source: https://theintercept.com/2018/09/01/metoo-fbi-informant-environmental-activism-rod-coronado/ A self-portrait Julie Henry took after she was assaulted in 2014. By: Alta Viscomi Spike Lee’s highly anticipated movie “BlacKkKlansman” winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, debuted on August 10th to nearly collective high praise.[1] A few days later, director Boots Riley, took to Twitter to remind viewers that the movie’s Read more about FBI Surveillance Takes on Community Outreach and the #MeToo Movement[…]

The Fraudulent Florida Shuffle

By: Rachel Lugay With the explosion of the opioid crisis, came a spike in “sober homes” throughout southern Florida. These seemingly well-intended rehabilitation programs promising a cheaper outpatient recovery option, in fact, are central to a large scale insurance fraud scheme.[1] When insured substance users seek assistance from sober homes, the owners receive insurance payments Read more about The Fraudulent Florida Shuffle[…]

It’s Time to Rearrange the Stars on the Flag

By: MaryAnn Grover Article IV of the United States Constitution endows Congress with the ability to admit new states into the Union.[1] Beyond the conclusory grant of power contained in this single clause, the Constitution provides no instructions as to how or under what circumstances states should be admitted to the Union. There is no Read more about It’s Time to Rearrange the Stars on the Flag[…]

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