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A foreign policy to believe in

Emmet Hollingshead

September 29, 2017

Last week, we saw two important and contrasting events in American foreign policy. The first was Bernie Sanders’ speech at Westminster College, where he declared a need to “rethink the old Washington mindset.” He questioned th...

Life post-election: MacCARES and the path forward

December 9, 2016

Dear Macalester Community, In the wake of the presidential election and other current events that remain at the surface of our collective conscience, we, members of MacCARES, have taken time to reflect. To acknowledge that we a...

The results of this election are on all of us

November 18, 2016

The blame game began on Tuesday night. It will probably follow historians for the next hundred years. A good many of these articles will be quite insightful. A good many will not. But at their essence, I suspect the majority of...

The Democratic party lost its soul, then lost America

November 18, 2016

The modern Democratic Party died as it lived, oblivious to the signs of trouble around it. The majority of Democrats supported Hillary Clinton’s nomination, the embodiment of the establishment, despite ominous signs of her un...

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