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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.

Roxanne Barnes '21 is a Staff Writer for the US Section of the Brown Political Review. Roxanne can be reached at roxanne_barnes@brown.edu

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In August 2018, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an earth-shattering announcement for space politics: By 2022, India plans to become the fourth country to independently achieve human spaceflight. Just a few months later, Pakistani Prime Minis...

Stopping Star Wars

In August 2018, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an earth-shattering announcement for space politics: By 2022, India plans to become the fourth country to independently achieve human spaceflight. Just a few months later, Pakistani Prime Minis...

In September 2017, the Supreme Court of California heard a case from Peter Arellano, a Los Angeles local who was legally barred from standing with his family in his own front yard. Since the height of gang violence in the 1980s, California has served...

Injunction Dysfunction

In September 2017, the Supreme Court of California heard a case from Peter Arellano, a Los Angeles local who was legally barred from standing with his family in his own front yard. Since the height of gang violence in the 1980s, California has served...

Presidents have often alluded to manifest destiny when discussing space exploration: outer space is the next frontier. Presidential administrations have often conflated the imperative to pursue new knowledge with an American duty to lead other nation...

Make Outer Space Great Again

Presidents have often alluded to manifest destiny when discussing space exploration: outer space is the next frontier. Presidential administrations have often conflated the imperative to pursue new knowledge with an American duty to lead other nation...

In 2006, Officer Eddie Boyd of the St. Louis Missouri Police Department had to resign after pistol-whipping a child and falsifying the police report. He was acquitted for the crime, which was terribly frustrating for the child’s family. However, eq...

License to Kill

In 2006, Officer Eddie Boyd of the St. Louis Missouri Police Department had to resign after pistol-whipping a child and falsifying the police report. He was acquitted for the crime, which was terribly frustrating for the child’s family. However, eq...