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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.

Taylor Auten '20 is both a US Section Staff Writer and Associate Editor for the Brown Political Review.

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“Before the drought, I would have to dig 60 or 70 meters to find water. Then I had to dig 100 to 200 meters,” said former Syrian well-digger Kemal Ali. “Then, when the drought hit very strongly, I had to dig 500 meters. The deepest I ever had t...

Heated Conflict: Redefining Refugees

“Before the drought, I would have to dig 60 or 70 meters to find water. Then I had to dig 100 to 200 meters,” said former Syrian well-digger Kemal Ali. “Then, when the drought hit very strongly, I had to dig 500 meters. The deepest I ever had t...

When people think of the Red Sox, a multitude of thoughts and emotions come to mind: Boston, their rivalry with the Yankees, love, eight World Series victories, and hatred, among others. What the vast majority of fans, adversaries, and everything in ...

Gardens in the Desert?

When people think of the Red Sox, a multitude of thoughts and emotions come to mind: Boston, their rivalry with the Yankees, love, eight World Series victories, and hatred, among others. What the vast majority of fans, adversaries, and everything in ...

“Anyone who is in the United States illegally is subject to deportation,” then-candidate Donald J. Trump said during a campaign trail speech on immigration. Within one week of taking office, President Trump took the first steps towards fulfilling...

Sanctions for Sanctuaries

“Anyone who is in the United States illegally is subject to deportation,” then-candidate Donald J. Trump said during a campaign trail speech on immigration. Within one week of taking office, President Trump took the first steps towards fulfilling...

In many ways, Rashad Newsome and Carell Johnson were no different from typical high school students: Newsome had a part-time job and was ranked as one of the top high school football players in the nation; Johnson had a 3.25 GPA and planned to attend...

The Gang Injunction Malfunction

In many ways, Rashad Newsome and Carell Johnson were no different from typical high school students: Newsome had a part-time job and was ranked as one of the top high school football players in the nation; Johnson had a 3.25 GPA and planned to attend...

“The only statement I want to make is that I am an innocent man — convicted of a crime I did not commit.” These were some of the last words Cameron Todd Willingham spoke right before he was executed by lethal injection on February 17, 2004. As ...

Talking Us To Death

“The only statement I want to make is that I am an innocent man — convicted of a crime I did not commit.” These were some of the last words Cameron Todd Willingham spoke right before he was executed by lethal injection on February 17, 2004. As ...