How Recent Media Headlines Show Differences Between Corporate and Alternative Media

How Recent Media Headlines Show Differences Between Corporate and Alternative Media

The past week of political theater has reached a boiling point of controversy. The firing of James Comey by Donald Trump has created a firestorm about Russia’s involvement in the election across the corporate media while new conspiracy theories about […]

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How Algorithms and Corporations Are Threatening Free Discourse

How Algorithms and Corporations Are Threatening Free Discourse

When it comes to human affairs, it has been presumed that the state is the enforcer of the rules of society through laws. In the democratic system that has been operating in America for over 200+ years, lawmakers and judicial […]

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Rand Paul and Tulsi Gabbard Go Beyond Party Lines to Stop Arming Terrorists

Rand Paul and Tulsi Gabbard Go Beyond Party Lines to Stop Arming Terrorists

In a refreshing show of bipartisanship, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s Stop Arming Terrorists Act was formally introduced in the Senate by Rand Paul. The bill aims to stop American resources from being used to provide weapons, cash, and support to al-Qaeda, ISIS […]

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Five Truths About the Media that The New York Times Won’t Tell You

Five Truths About the Media that The New York Times Won’t Tell You

On Oscar Night in 2017, The New York Times ran an ad campaign that declared that “The truth is more important now than ever.” In a time where “fake news” is the buzz word of the moment, knowing what is the […]

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PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

On February 14th, the Wall Street Journal published an article on Felix Kjellber, otherwise known as PewDiePie, saying that his videos displayed Nazi imagery and anti-Semitic rhetoric. As a result of the hit piece, Disney dropped PewDiePie from their Maker Studio, […]

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The “Muslim Ban” and How Trump Could Better Implemenet Policy

The “Muslim Ban” and How Trump Could Better Implemenet Policy

This past weekend, Trump signed an executive order that included a 90-day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen as well as a 120-day suspension of the U.S. refugee […]

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How Pissgate Completely Destroyed the Integrity of the Mainstream Media

How Pissgate Completely Destroyed the Integrity of the Mainstream Media

Yesterday, Buzzfeed News published a bogus story saying that Trump had deep ties to Russia. They claim that the two were so intertwined that the Kremlin gathered enough information to blackmail him. Social media aptly hashtagged the ordeal as Pissgate. In […]

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The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

Over the past week, media outlets the likes of Vox and Mic have released stories concerning everyone’s favorite meme, Pepe the Frog. A week ago, Cooper Fleishman authored an article titled “Wendy’s just tweeted the Pepe the Frog meme, a […]

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How Draining the Swamp Could Become a Reality

How Draining the Swamp Could Become a Reality

As the 115th session of Congress converges and Trump prepares for his inauguration, two landmark proposals introduced in the Senate have the capacity to alter the way the Beltway operates. What makes these pieces of legislation, term limits and auditing […]

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Trump, Putin, and Russia’s Plan to Reemerge as a Global Power

Trump, Putin, and Russia’s Plan to Reemerge as a Global Power

When Trump won the election on November 8th, one clear consequence of his victory was the further division between liberal Democrats and Conservative Republicans. Eight years ago, who would have thought that Americans today would call their political opposition Dumbfuckastan (literally Dumbfuckistan) […]

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