Humanizing White Nationalists

On November 25, the New York Times posted an article profiling a white nationalist that resulted in what appeared as an attempt to humanize him. The Times received harsh backlash to the article, including a barrage of tweets criticizing the content.   Whoa @nytimes insanely soft ‘day in the life of’ reads to me like you are polite low-key sympathizing with a Nazi https://t.co/Uc02eKvsOd — … Continue reading Humanizing White Nationalists

Trump Administration announces $98 million grant for cities that crack down on illegal immigration

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Monday that the Trump administration would provide a $98 million grant to be applied to law enforcement to hire more officers in cities that comply with federal efforts to detain undocumented immigrants. Sessions announced funding awards to 179 law departments, two of which are in Arizona-the Flagstaff Police Department and the Town of Sahuarita. The funding will allow for … Continue reading Trump Administration announces $98 million grant for cities that crack down on illegal immigration

Trump Administration Releases Report on Climate Change

The News On Friday, 13 federal agencies released a comprehensive scientific report naming humans as the main factor for the heightened levels of temperatures on earth, a direct contradiction to the Trump administration’s dominant opinion on climate change. The Climate Science Special Report observed risings in sea level and average annual temperatures around the world, diminishing sea ice and glaciers, and ocean acidification among many … Continue reading Trump Administration Releases Report on Climate Change

Senator Jeff Flake Won’t Seek Re-election

Senator Jeff Flake announced he will not be seeking re-election. Senator Flake has decided to discontinue serving in the senate in response to what he perceives as lack of leadership by both President Trump and the GOP. For many, this stepping down is considered to be a perfect and necessary response to the White House. “I really appreciate the fact that he’s standing up for … Continue reading Senator Jeff Flake Won’t Seek Re-election

Weistein Scandal Pushed Me Too Movement

In wake of the sexual allegations made against Harvey Weinstein, women have decided to come forward about their experiences with sexual assault, using #metoo on social media platforms as a means to form solidarity and awareness about sexual harassment. Although the Me Too movement began as an examination sexual assault in Hollywood, it has led to people of all places to bring about awareness of … Continue reading Weistein Scandal Pushed Me Too Movement