A Saudi Princes Quest to Remake the Middle East
Ever since Mohammed bin Salman shook up the Saudi government in his anti-corruption crackdown last year, there has been a lot of speculation for what direction he has in mind for his country. This New Yorker article unveils Mohammed bin Salman as a young leader bent on modernization who is the driving force behind one of the U.S. most important allies in the region. As a conduit for U.S. foreign policy, Mohammed bin Salman looks to be one of the most important voices in the worlds most volatile region.
Republicans Seize on Impeachment for Edge in 2018 Midterms
The New York Times has uncovered an interesting shift in the GOP’s campaign strategy. Republicans are planning on playing up the threat of impeachment in order to energize their base. This strategy is banking on fear and will only continue to widen today's political divide as politicians place more importance on specific voters groups instead of the entirety of their constituents.
Congrats, Jeff Goldberg. You Just Martyred Kevin Williamson.
A decisive decision in the media slipped under the radar this week. Jeffrey Goldberg, the-editor-in-chief of the Atlantic made the decision to fire the controversial conservative writer Kevin Williamson after the latter tweeted an unseemly picture. This termination is just another point in the ongoing debate of media political bias and the struggle of maintaining an array of talented political writers.
Sanders and Harris cross the base. What will it cost them?
As rumors of potential presidential condentors continue to fly, Senators Harris and Sanders have been some of the most present faces considering runs for the Democratic party. Both this week, each made comments that exemplify their different agendas. These unique perspectives will continue to define the issues that will take front stage of the 2020 primary field.
How Trump Is Shaking Up the Book Industry
Trump's presidential victory is still seen as a shock for many liberal circles. And in the aftermath, these same liberal circles have attempted to find an explanation for Trump’s rise. The Book Industry has been one area of such engagement. This influx of knowledge about differing geographical political opinions will hopefully help give way for a much needed dose of mutual political understanding.