With Merrick Garland’s confirmation process indefinitely in limbo, the court continues to hear cases as usual. Marshall Rankin tells us what happens in the event of a tie, and how Scalia’s empty seat has affected cases thus far.
Adrian Rivera argues for breaking the bubble of those who would otherwise ignore racism.
Cassandra Lignelli talks to Yale Professor Howard Forman about President Obama’s recent article on the Affordable Care Act.
Michael Mei takes a look at what Mike Pence means to the Trump candidacy.
The Democratic Party Platform endorsed a carbon tax, but Hillary Clinton did not. Alexander Posner tells us why.
An enormous public health risk caused by blood-sucking pests that has no known solution tries to pass funding for Zika.
Madeleine Colbert asks us not to accept defeat and defeatism on gun control.
It is not unprecedented for a third party candidate to run for the presidency and experience some degree of success – Millard Fillmore, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ross Perot all garnered significant support in the general election while representing third parties. Their relative successes can each be attributed to some degree of dissatisfaction with the…