How Should Trump Address Syria?

In the evening of Thursday, April 6 (early Friday morning in local time), the United States fired 59 cruise missiles at Syria’s Al Shayrat airfield in retaliation against the chemical strikes on Syrian people by Assad regime. Many people commended this move, from neocon hawks to “peace and love” millennials —before they retake their typical […]

Fake News: Is Social Media to Blame?

The prevalence of so-called “fake news McCarthyism” and unsubstantiated accusations targeted at the mainstream media has expanded as a result of the growing number of people who receive the majority of their news from social media. In the exponential world of big data, particularly evident in Google Ad algorithms, market manipulators have gained the ability […]

He Will Not Divide Us: A Case Study

The first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has been met with an outpouring of frustration. Large protests and demonstrations took place across the country following the presidential inauguration. Notably, 3.4 million took part in a Women’s March, including an estimated 11,000 person crowd in Ann Arbor this past weekend. More symbolic protests took place as […]