America Report

How Black Criminalization Comes Full Circle

The United States holds 25% of the world’s prison population with over two million incarcerated individuals. African-Americans represent about 13% of the U.S. population, but are incarcerated at six times the rate of white Americans, according to the NAACP. At face value, any politician can use these statistics as a sweeping indictment against African-Americans, the contentious […]

America Political Economy

The Cognitive Dissonance of Midterms 2014

Midterms 2014 point to America’s cognitive dissonance. We statistically hate congress more than Obama, yet the congress that has been selected leads right back to the policies that we voted against this year. In three states, voters simultaneously unseated democratic senators and pushed forward democrat labor policy: a minimum wage raise. Arkansas, Alaska, and South […]

America Opinion

A Great Time to Blame Bush

George W. Bush Jr. looks at his own gallery, April 2014. “Their vacancy, their stubborn refusal to offer anything beyond the most basic signal of a famous person’s identity, is precisely what Bush will have wanted. It is futile to gaze at these paintings and discover anything of importance about Bush’s foreign policy, or even […]

Opinion War & Peace

Don’t Stare at The Sun

There is a truly disturbing reality for citizens of the Middle East nations. The most powerful militaries and wealthiest nations, such as Iran and Saudi Arabia, manage to keep relative peace, much like we enjoy in the United States, but in Iraq, Syria, and Gaza (to name only a few) life is constantly threatened by […]


The Race to Obamney

Is there any aspect of this race for President that really demonstrates we’re about to see a big change in our country? If President Obama is reelected or Mitt Romney gains the hot seat, do you expect major policy changes? And what is behind our obsession with that man we call President? Ironically, we do […]