Post Tagged with: "politics"

VIEWPOINT: A Return to Reasonable Debate

Our country is becoming all too familiar with some variant of the phrase, “I don’t like politics: It’s all too dirty.” It is no secret that we have entered an era in which American politics seems to be a spectator sport, in which everyone participates. We are bombarded daily by[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students Research Urban Development in Jakarta

Students Research Urban Development in Jakarta

Paula Hong is a staff writer for The Hoya Five Georgetown undergraduate students learned about urban development during a seven-day trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, in June, sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Baker Center for Leadership and Governance. The students, guided by Baker Center Director Victoria Canavor, met[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News
LARKIN: Inhabiting the Radical Center

LARKIN: Inhabiting the Radical Center

Western liberalism is in retreat. This crisis is bigger than just the wannabe-authoritarian in the White House. Our entire society is losing faith in liberal democracy, and surveys indicate our generation has the most unbelievers by far. This illiberalism has seeped into college students, as it has for Americans across the[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CARLA HAYDEN
Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser, addressed democracy promotion in developing countries while signing her most recent book Saturday.

Condoleezza Rice Advocates Democracy Promotion Abroad

Alfredo Carrillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. Democracy can successfully develop in any country over time as long as strong institutions uphold freedom and equality, argued former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the signing of her latest book Saturday at the National Book Festival hosted in the[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Role of Art in Today’s Divisive Culture

FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Role of Art in Today’s Divisive Culture

Since its birth, the United States has valued certain demographics over others. The resulting systemic biases continue to color the fabric of our society. In the United States, the deeply rooted belief that we are not all created equal affects politics, the legal system, educational opportunities, housing, access to healthcare[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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Artists Take A Stand in 2016-17

Art, as a form of public speech, is inherently political and engages with existing thoughts and ideologies. After a remarkably eventful year in the political and social spheres, art and culture have naturally adopted similar themes. From restaurants to comedy clubs to movie theaters, artists and public figures have been[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Year in Review
VIEWPOINT: Fashioning New Outlets of Expression

VIEWPOINT: Fashioning New Outlets of Expression

High-fashion magazines have long been criticized for promoting unrealistic ideas about beauty, whitewashing and body shaming. This past November, however, they came under fire for a totally different reason: serious journalism. Teen Vogue’s most-read items of 2016 included both “Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America” and “How to Apply Glitter Nail[Read More…]

VIEWPOINT: Protect EPA From Pruitt

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s confirmation last Friday as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency spells an ominous sign for the future of the agency. Pruitt’s official attorney general website boasts of his status as “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda,” as is evident in his[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Former White House Director of Communications Jen Psaki

GU Politics Fellows Analyze Changing Political Landscape

In his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump has changed how the White House communicates to the American people through his frequent tweeting and direct rebuking of media outlets. In light of this new political landscape, the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News
MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

The new political season in Washington is ushering in a fresh series of legislative battles as the 115th Congress grapples with various issues such as presidential appointment hearings, budget for 2017 fiscal year, healthcare, cybersecurity and tax reform. To track the big players in the legislative game, we decided to[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top