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Here is Former President Donald Trump speaking at a conference in 2017 at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a panel of conservative - or right wing - political officials in the US. (Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Where is American Politics Headed?

Melissa Zhou, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024
Despite being a natural right, women were not allowed to vote until 1920. Even then, that right was only given to white women, and it wasn’t until 1965 that black women were also granted the right to vote.

Why Do People Vote?

Ayshi Sen, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2023
The current tensions between American political parties have caused extreme divisions in politics that have resulted in our current problem of extreme political polarization.

Voting in Polarized America

Ayana Chari, Staff Reporter
December 28, 2022
Since the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1972, youth turnout has always been lower than that of older voters, until 2018. “I think that politicians start to get nervous when they see, in 2018 for example, that the young people’s turnout was a lot higher,” Julie Ebenstein, senior staff attorney for the ACLU, told Rolling Stone Magazine.

Will I Be Allowed to Vote?

Helen Stone, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2021
53.6% of the world uses social media for an average of 2 hours and 20 minutes a day. With such avid use, numerous studies and experiments are being conducted on the effects of this usage, in addition to TV shows and movies like The Social Dilemma that try to illustrate more of the indescribable effects of social media.

Social Media and Politics

Yona Litwin, Staff Reporter
April 30, 2021
The shift towards progressivism in younger generations is causing new divisions in politics.

The Generational Divide in Politics

Carissa Wu, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2021
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