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Warren Turns Trumps Opaqueness Into Political Fuel

Warren Turns Trumps Opaqueness Into Political Fuel

Donald Trump has been among the least transparent presidential candidates that the United States has seen in decades, famously breaking with 40 years of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns to the public eye during his presidential bid. Trump also dictated...
Why You Should Care About Local Politics

Why You Should Care About Local Politics

There is an old phrase that all politics are local. To modern ears, that may sound like a misplaced anachronism. However, even in the era of strong centralization of U.S. and global government in which we now live, the statement is far truer than many realize....
The Future of Healthcare

The Future of Healthcare

With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court last month, President Trump had the opportunity to make a truly historic pick for his replacement nominee. As a result, the question of healthcare and many social rights have come into play in...
Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Criticism of government transparency has pros and cons to consider. On the pro side, critics maintain secrecy increases stalemates, the poor performance of elected officials and government indecision. On the con side, critics avoid the most obvious reason for...
Lack of Government Transparency

Lack of Government Transparency

For the vast majority of planet Earth’s human population, living under a stable, non-corrupt government’s rule is something society is far too accompanied to. Right? Wrong. According to Transparency International (TI), an independent, non-profit...
Why We Need a More Transparent Government

Why We Need a More Transparent Government

Creating a more transparent government may sound like a difficult thing to accomplish and one would be right to think so. Taking a step back to look at the federal government and discerning how to make it more transparent will seem like a daunting step. There are...
The Basics of Freedom Of Information Act

The Basics of Freedom Of Information Act

Transparency in government is absolutely essential to maintaining a government that is both fair and true to its citizens. At its basic level, government transparency involves elected officials being open, being honest, and being held accountable. The government has...

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