The Science Survey

New York State sent a request for an absentee ballot in the June 23, 2020 primary elections to every registered voter. It is one of many states that have looked to expanding voting-by-mail in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

We Cannot Let the Coronavirus Pandemic Derail Voting

June 17, 2020

On April 7th, 2020, in the midst of a statewide shutdown over the coronavirus, Wisconsin held its presidential...

Adam Osman-Krinsky ’21 was a supporter of Bernie Sanders before the senator dropped out of the presidential race in April. Now that Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee, Osman-Krinsky believes the party must rally behind him. “I would honestly cry in the ballot box while doing so, but I would vote for Biden,” he said.

The November 2020 Election Is Bigger Than Biden

May 9, 2020

If President Donald Trump wins re-election this coming November 2020, it will not be because he ran a...

Elias Silver ’21 is in support of New York State’s controversial abolition of cash bail. “Under the law, suspects are innocent until proven guilty. It should be impossible to keep people locked up before they have been convicted of a crime,” said Silver.

Liberty and Justice for All, If You Can Afford It

April 7, 2020

Kalief Browder was born in the Bronx in 1993 to a mother battling drug addiction who soon gave him up ...

Tenzin Dadak '21 believes that the UK’s electoral system is flawed because “it allows for the party that wins the most seats, rather than the most votes, to hold power. The single-member district system rewards parties that have concentrated regional support instead of parties who have support spread across the nation.”

The Problem of Brexit

February 28, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned on “Getting Brexit Done.” On December 12th, 2019, the UK ...

Ayanava Ganguly ’21 believes that Kavanaugh’s impeachment would be pointless and politically unwise, saying that “it would be wiser for Democrats to wait” to impeach until after they win a majority in Congress.

Blinking on Brett Kavanaugh’s Impeachment

November 24, 2019

Everyone has an opinion about Brett Kavanaugh. Ever since Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually as...

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