America’s current electoral system is creating a stale and hyper-partisan political climate. Ranked-choice voting, however, can change this. This election method has the power to provide diversity in elections, allow a candidate with an actual majority to win an election, and reinvigorate American politics.
Net neutrality is a serious issue that many Americans, including those that consider themselves well informed, know next-to-nothing about. The issue has been described as “the First Amendment Issue of our time,” and yet most people do not know where they stand on the issue.
In recent years, campus activism has undergone a wholesale transformation. With peaceful protest and scholarly discourse increasingly supplanted by riotous indignation, Americans who value free speech must act to preserve these bedrocks of Western society.
Abortion remains one of the most contentious and divisive issues in the country. If the Democrats intend to win a majority in the Congress during the Trump presidency, they will need to open the party up to people on both sides of the issue, just like they have historically.
Although frequently depicted by conservatives as a cultural tool for coastal, liberal elites, the continued existence of the National Endowment for the Arts is more critical to impoverished and rural areas.
President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement must be considered in the context of sweeping changes to the nature of US power and the international system. Doing so provides a sharper understanding of its intense negative repercussions for American power and leadership.
Many women in the U.S. have to make the choice between starting a family and ending their careers; both men and women are deprived of the economic stability needed to take time off and provide early child-care. What’s stopping Congress from taking action and how is this harming the American economy?
This month, the Millennial Caucus Initiative at the Miller Center looked at the current perceptions of the Supreme Court and its relevance to the 2016 election cycle . Read what UVA students thought in the Virginia Review of Politics or on the Miller Center website!
President Trump's withdrawal from the false promise of the Paris Agreement brings more diplomatic fallout than environmental. Alternative, better solutions to climate change are addressable without the Agreement.
The world waits anxiously for Trump's decision on whether the US should exit the Paris Agreement. It is time we face the questions of the impacts of this deal against climate change, as well as potential repercussions of a US withdrawal.
Social Security’s budgetary problems have long been a topic of concern, but no president wants to tarnish his reputation by cutting benefits. President Trump is now up to bat. Will he rise to the challenge or will he pass it on to his successor?
Many people have come out in support of a free college education since Bernie Sanders' campaign. So let's take a close look at the issue and bring Sweden – a country that already has – into the mix and explore what this means for America.
Half a century has passed since the United States saw its last major immigration overhaul. With migrant inflows at an all-time high and voter exasperation with the current system a dominant theme of the 2016 election, has the time come to implement a merit-oriented policy similar to those of Canada and Australia?