A War of Words in Gaza

Israel and Hamas have extended the olive branch—for the moment. The rockets have stopped firing, but a war of public opinion will continue as the balance of power shifts in the Middle East. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and his administration have demonstrated political competence, convincing Hamas to join peace talks...

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Is Now the Time for SCOTUS to Legalize Gay Marriage?

Amidst the rapidly changing tide of public opinion toward gay marriage, the Supreme Court will finally decide whether or not to confront the constitutionality of same-sex marriage this Friday, November 30. A number of cases have recently been appealed to the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage, including challenges to the...

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Fiscal Cliff Diving

Anyone who has tuned into the news recently has noticed the fiscal cliff. From the way politicians and pundits describe it, the United States is hurtling towards the edge. Like the chicken scene from Rebel Without a Cause, we are locked in, gathering speed, and the end is inevitable and...

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