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The Brown Political Review is a non-partisan political publication that seeks to promote ideological diversity. All of the views reflected in BPR’s content are views held by authors and not reflective of the views held by the wider organization or the Executive Board.

Zander Blitzer '22 is a Staff Writer for the US Section of the Brown Political Review. Zander can be reached at alexandra_blitzer@brown.edu

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As the United States enters a new presidential campaign season, discussions about the Electoral College are bound to resurface. The Constitution mandates that the outcome of presidential elections be determined by the College, a body of specially cho...

Popularizing the Popular Vote

As the United States enters a new presidential campaign season, discussions about the Electoral College are bound to resurface. The Constitution mandates that the outcome of presidential elections be determined by the College, a body of specially cho...

When Paddy Roy Bates claimed an abandoned military fort as a present for his wife Joan, the principality of Sealand was born. There was no fanfare or paperwork, Bates simply created a micronation: an “entity that claims to be an independent state b...

Tiny But Mighty

When Paddy Roy Bates claimed an abandoned military fort as a present for his wife Joan, the principality of Sealand was born. There was no fanfare or paperwork, Bates simply created a micronation: an “entity that claims to be an independent state b...

As Deputy Secretary of Defense during Ronald Reagan’s first term, Frank Carlucci oversaw the largest build-up of American military forces in the country’s history. From 1981 to 1985, total military expenditures topped $1.4 trillion. Then, just th...

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As Deputy Secretary of Defense during Ronald Reagan’s first term, Frank Carlucci oversaw the largest build-up of American military forces in the country’s history. From 1981 to 1985, total military expenditures topped $1.4 trillion. Then, just th...

For many, the winter months mean more than holidays and spending time with family; breaks from work or school are often associated with a long awaited trip to the slopes. Skiing has become an important tradition for people looking to escape the bustl...

Racing Against Time

For many, the winter months mean more than holidays and spending time with family; breaks from work or school are often associated with a long awaited trip to the slopes. Skiing has become an important tradition for people looking to escape the bustl...