Convicted Floridian Felons Allowed to Vote in 2020 Presidential Election: What It Could Mean on a National Level

Under Florida’s Amendment 4, convicted felons who have served their sentences are voting for the first time, an act that could potentially swing the 2020 presidential election. Amendment 4, the Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative, was crafted to “automatically restore the right to vote for people with prior felony convictions, except those convicted ofContinue reading “Convicted Floridian Felons Allowed to Vote in 2020 Presidential Election: What It Could Mean on a National Level”

A Glimpse into California’s Proposition 17 – Voting Rights Amendment

Background and Summary of the Proposal:  California’s State Constitution allows most U.S. citizens to vote, even individuals who are currently in county jail or county probation. But it prohibits individuals who are in state prison or on state parole to register to vote. Proposition 17 will amend the State Constitution and enable individuals on stateContinue reading “A Glimpse into California’s Proposition 17 – Voting Rights Amendment”

What Amy Coney Barrett’s Conformation Means for Our Future

As the election draws closer, President Trump has wasted no time filling the empty seat on the Supreme Court. After the passing of the great Justice Ginsburg, the President appointed judge Amy Coney Barret to fill her spot. She is set to be confirmed by the Senate this Monday, and people are worried about this potential justicesContinue reading “What Amy Coney Barrett’s Conformation Means for Our Future”

Trump VS Biden: Presidential Debates Conclude

The Presidential debates concluded on October 22nd after two interesting debates and two different Town Hall’s interviewing both Presidential nominees, incumbent Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. The first debate was highly discussed after its airing on September 29th. Many viewers discussed Trump’s personal attacks on Biden’s family, his interruptions, and suggestions of microphone muting.Continue reading “Trump VS Biden: Presidential Debates Conclude”

898K Americans Lose Jobs in 1 Months Time

As the election gets closer, the economy is not doing too well and many would even say it is on the brink. According to Columbia University, 8 million people are reported to have slipped into poverty since May, when federal aid dried up in the Coronavirus pandemic. Another analysis conducted by the University of Chicago,Continue reading “898K Americans Lose Jobs in 1 Months Time”

Early Voting 2020: New Records Set Already

We are 16 days away from Election Day 2020 and early voters are being especially proactive this year. More than 27 million ballots have already been cast by U.S. voters. Early voters are taking advantage of their right to vote early in such a crucial election. Compared to 2016, there is a 152% increase inContinue reading “Early Voting 2020: New Records Set Already”

Why the Philippines Needs to Maintain US Relations

The United States and the Philippines diplomatic relationship can be traced all the way back to 1946. The diplomatic relationship between these two countries is based on the goal of preserving and strengthening democratic ideals. As the United States oldest ally in Southeast Asia, the Philippines has relied on the United States for economic, humanitarianContinue reading “Why the Philippines Needs to Maintain US Relations”

Trump’s Federal Income Taxes Upsets Voters

At this point it seems as though Trump’s electoral magic has worn off as Biden’s lead widens the gap for a 2nd term under the current U.S. President. Now, as reports suggest that President Trump has only paid a mere total of $750 in federal income taxes, polling on the topic suggests that his conductContinue reading “Trump’s Federal Income Taxes Upsets Voters”

A Closer Look at Arizona’s Ballot Initiatives

Proposition 207 – Marijuana Legalization Initiative This proposition aims to legalize the use, purchase, and transport of marijuana for people who are 21 years of age or older. People also have the ability to grow marijuana plants, although there are restrictions on the quantity and location. Smoking marijuana in public and driving under the influenceContinue reading “A Closer Look at Arizona’s Ballot Initiatives”

Nigeria’s Fight to End Police Brutality

As protests continue to occur throughout the United States, other countries are following suit and standing up to injustice. In Nigeria, Citizens are continuing to protest against police brutality.  The protesters call for systemic reformation and the abolishment of the police unit called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The demonstrations began on October 8th, and withinContinue reading “Nigeria’s Fight to End Police Brutality”

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