Tag: democracy

Newsworthy – Feb 8th, 2019

Guyana to become petrostate, increasing rates of bankruptcies among US farmers, growing reach and power of Islamic State in West Africa, and a new study suggests human-induced global cooling in the 16th century, Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as…

Why Trump’s Election Win is a Good Thing

President Trump has been in office for over 100 days. Since he has passed that milestone (which many decry as a horrible way to measure the progress of a new administration), the barrage of criticism has only grown. Much of the negative press is…

Don’t Stand for a “Flawed Democracy”

It hasn’t even been a full week under President Trump and the US has been downgraded from a full to a “flawed democracy”. I wasn’t happy with the election results, but I decided to give Trump a chance and see whether he and a…

Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?

Despite the elections being over, the country still appears to be embroiled in political disputes concerning President-Elect Trump and how the system to elect the President of the United States needs revamping. In an earlier article, we analyzed the Electoral College System. This time,…

The Motley Experience on WRSU 4 8 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording…

Egyptians Need Stability and Representation

Egypt is on the brink of civil war and the military must move quickly to establish national reconciliation among all Egyptians. Mohamed Morsi was democratically-elected as president by a majority of the people, and must be allowed to go free to begin the process…

Moscow, It’s Time for Change in Syria!

Neither Assad nor the rebels want peace talks, so there’s no point for the international community to hold them. While Assad’s dynasty must come to a close, I’m not thrilled about the Al Qaeda-backed rebels either.