• Could Taiwan Have Prevented This Global Pandemic?

    Taiwan (Republic of China, or R.O.C.) is a small, but gorgeous island that is 1/10th the size of Montana, USA. Standing at 13,974 sq. mi., 245 miles long and 89.5 miles wide; boasting a population of 23.59 people (Montana has 1.06 million people spread out over 147,164 sq. mi. Just to continue the comparison). Taiwan […]

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    Ask Yourself If There Needs to Be a Change

    In this country, we have two major political parties: the Republican and Democratic Parties. The two Parties are meant to represent opposing ideologies and yet do not. Both parties are two sides of the same coin and the 2020 Elections are going to show that. Right now, we are all suffering from the ramifications of […]

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    It’s Time to Sound the Alarm

    On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. Since then, the United States has been particularly slow in providing tests and taking proactive steps to contain this virus. As I’m writing this, It’s 6:45 am Chinese Standard Time March 23, 2020, here in Taiwan.  I woke […]

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    Why We Support Bernie Sanders

    I sit in a small square room. In order to get here, I had to pass through a security checkpoint. The security guard was very nice, as he always is, and I made it through without incident. I am at Grady Outpatient Mental Health in Atlanta Georgia. It is a very short walk into the […]

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    It’s Over, Folks! Sanders Will Be No. 46

    When Bernie Sanders announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomination last February, I was skeptical of his chances to win. He was running against Vice President Joe Biden, who has massive support from African Americans and Kamala Harris, who was a rising star in the Democratic Party. Elizabeth Warren soon afterward eclipsed him […]

  • Israel and South Africa: The Racial Travel Bans of Apartheid

    Recently, Israel issued travel bans for Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. This is, yet again, another example of the country trying to silence its toughest critics. While many have rightly criticized the bans, largely absent has been a discussion on not just Israel’s attempt to suppress dissent from U.S politicians, but specifically from vocal […]

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    New Report: Donald Trump’s Name and Rhetoric Used in 36 Cases of Violence, Threats, and Assault

    Donald Trump rejects the idea that his rhetoric has contributed to the occurrences of violence. However, according to a new report by ABC News, the President’s name was invoked in a total of thirty-six cases of violence, threats, and assault. Twenty-nine of those cases invoked Trump’s name and/or rhetoric in a favorable light. They expressed […]

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    Biden Needs to Own Up to the ’94 Crime Bill

    At the second night of the Democratic presidential debate, on a stage where Joe Biden stood next to Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, the topic of criminal justice reform and the 1994 Crime Bill didn’t come up once. Not once. Here’s why that’s a problem. This September marks the 25th anniversary of the Violent Crime […]