The American Public’s Attitudes of Iran’s Importance to Presidential Choice and Public Opinion on Policy Options Regarding Its Nuclear Program by Jack Rosen Since the mid-1980s, Iran has engaged in the enriching of uranium and the development of a nuclear program. Claiming to be developing a nuclear program expressly for non-military purposes, Iran has recently […]
by Ryan Webler (This piece is written in response to ‘The Case of Poor Richard‘) To recap, poor Richard is on death’s door and must decide how to bequeath his fortune. In this hypothetical he can either send it to charity or use it to pay for his grandchildrens’ college educations. O’Grady does not specify […]
Makai McClintock In the second column of this five-part series, columnist Makai McClintock explains how capitalism can lead to inefficiencies with respect to the allocation of certain goods and services. As an economic system, capitalism is prone to market failure due to the inefficiency of the market to allocate certain goods and resources. Invariably, the […]
Philip Gaulin Initially, the production and consumption of food was a localized and mostly transparent effort. When people either produce or personally know the producer of their food it is easy for them to determine its contents and consistency. Over time, the invention of canning and refrigeration has lead to the industrialization and centralization of […]
Claire Kiss & Joseph A. Calvello Research Question and Significance In the 2012 Presidential Election, President Barack Obama defeated Governor Mitt Romney with ease. It could be argued that President Obama was the most vulnerable incumbent candidate since President Jimmy Carter in 1981; Obama finished his first term with a poor economy, a low approval […]
Ryan Webler On March 26th and 27th-a year after hearing arguments regarding the Affordable Care Act- the Supreme Court will again wade into murky Constitutional waters when it hears arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor. These cases raise different questions, were heard in different courts, and rely on different arguments and precedents.
Tristan MacDonald Gay marriage has no validity because it defies the very nature of marriage. Marriage is a union between a man and a woman that serves two purposes: (1) allowing for the development of intimacy between spouses and (2) enabling the possibility of raising new life in a healthy environment. Until the last half […]