Cyprus to Calais: The Need for European Migration Reform

Cyprus to Calais: The Need for European Migration Reform

The issue of immigration, both legal and illegal, has plagued countries and their politicians for decades. During times of economic strife, political uncertainty abroad and armed conflict, the flood of people attempting to immigrate to safer or more promising regions can raise the question of how to effectively and fairly...

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American Sniper, the State of the Union, and the Dueling Narratives of Crisis in the United States

American Sniper, the State of the Union, and the Dueling Narratives of Crisis in the United States

“The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong.” Barack Obama tonight officially closed the book on the year 2014 and welcomed Americans into a new period of the 21st century. The speech was largely starry-eyed, harkening back to the president’s 2004 speech at the...

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