Politics

Moving to the Center on Gun Control

Gun violence and mass shootings are terrible phenomena. First, because of the evil inherent in the tragedy and the loss of life. Second, because of the chaos that descends upon the media platforms. Put quite simply: On a broader scale, after a gun-related tragedy, social and news...

The Fall of Venezuela

When Hugo Chavez became President of Venezuela in 1999, the idea of Latin-American socialism excited a population looking for government relief. However, 18-years later, the country has plunged into an economic and social crisis that has garnered worldwide attention and alarm. Following Chavez’s death in 2013, Nicolas...