Donald Trump doesn’t have a lot in common with LBJ, but both changed the landscape of American politics. Continue reading Tanner’s Corner: 2016 Signals Changes to the Electoral Map
12/7/16 | Rahil Modi | Regular Correspondent On the Surface Early in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew India’s largest currency notes from circulation. He banned the 500-rupee and 1,000-rupee notes, worth $7.50 and $15 respectively, which account for 86% … Continue reading Indian Currency Chaos
12/7/16 | Jacob Straub | Regular Correspondent On the Surface Since South African president Jacob Zuma’s election in 2009, years of turmoil have left public opinion decisively against him. Members of the African National Congress, along with members of Zuma’s own … Continue reading Zuma Challenged, South Africa Responds
12/6/16 | Bobby Scalia | Regular Correspondent On The Surface Marine Le Pen is the leader of the far-right French National Front. She advocates populism and reduced immigration, and is currently the frontrunner to be France’s next president. Le Pen’s political … Continue reading Le Pen’s Success Indicates Rightist Trends
11/30/16 | James Kuznecoff | Regular Correspondent On the Surface The Democratic Party is a balloon, and it’s floating away from the people. In their most rudimentary sense, political parties exist to represent their constituents. In recent years however, the Democratic … Continue reading What’s the Problem with the Democratic Party?