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Vestigial structures are an inherent function of biology, be they penguin wings, bat bones, whale pelvises, or human wisdom teeth; they are organs that stay anchored in bodies even after time has rendered their functions ineffectual. Just as the evol...

The Biology of Bureaucracy

Vestigial structures are an inherent function of biology, be they penguin wings, bat bones, whale pelvises, or human wisdom teeth; they are organs that stay anchored in bodies even after time has rendered their functions ineffectual. Just as the evol...

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama urged a fuming crowd to translate their anger into votes. The mantra “Don’t Boo, Vote” thereafter became a rallying cry in the waning months of Hillary Clinton’s presidential ...

Opening Our Democracy in the Age of Voter Disaffection

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama urged a fuming crowd to translate their anger into votes. The mantra “Don’t Boo, Vote” thereafter became a rallying cry in the waning months of Hillary Clinton’s presidential ...

During election season, the economy is always a hot topic for politicians. In the United States and most European countries, there has been a recent right-wing, nationalistic upsurge which has dedicated a large platform to the economy. With so much ...

Is it the Economy?

During election season, the economy is always a hot topic for politicians. In the United States and most European countries, there has been a recent right-wing, nationalistic upsurge which has dedicated a large platform to the economy. With so much ...

President Trump’s June 21st rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa was predictably similar to previous rallies he gave as a candidate and continues to give as President. He bragged about the size of the crowd filling the “big, big arena,” reiterated his p...

America’s Second Westward Expansion

President Trump’s June 21st rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa was predictably similar to previous rallies he gave as a candidate and continues to give as President. He bragged about the size of the crowd filling the “big, big arena,” reiterated his p...

Nestled in the center of Idaho lies Blaine County: an oddly-shaped shaped area nearly twice the size of Rhode Island, with a panhandle extending to the south – a remnant of gerrymandering in the 1880’s. More notable than its shape, however, is it...

All Blaine, No Gain

Nestled in the center of Idaho lies Blaine County: an oddly-shaped shaped area nearly twice the size of Rhode Island, with a panhandle extending to the south – a remnant of gerrymandering in the 1880’s. More notable than its shape, however, is it...

Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as a the 113th Supreme Court Justice on April 10th, 2017 at only 49 years old. Cementing a conservative majority for years to come, Gorsuch will play an integral part in how our country interprets the Constitution. He was co...

Justice of a Term Limit

Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as a the 113th Supreme Court Justice on April 10th, 2017 at only 49 years old. Cementing a conservative majority for years to come, Gorsuch will play an integral part in how our country interprets the Constitution. He was co...