No Hate, No Fear

Hanukkah is supposed to be a time to celebrate the festival of lights and spread holiday cheer, but for some this once happy holiday turned into eight nights of fear and hatred. On Saturday, December 28th, a man with a knife barged into Rabbi Chaim L. Rottenberg’s home and stabbed him and four others while they were preparing to light the candles for Hanukkah. The … Continue reading No Hate, No Fear

Response to the Assassination of Qasem Soleimani

On Friday January 3rd, Iranian Military General Qasem Soleimani was assassinated at Baghdad airport by a US airstrike approved by President Donald Trump. In response to his death, The Pentagon stated, “Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region,” and that the “strike was aimed at deterring future Iranian attack plans” (Business Insider). There have … Continue reading Response to the Assassination of Qasem Soleimani

The Latest on President Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

The week of November 11th has been a whirlwind for those in and outside of the government, consisting of two influential testimonies in front of the House Intelligence Committee in regards to the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. These testimonies include one from diplomat Bill Taylor on Wednesday and one from former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday. One of the newest revelations regarding … Continue reading The Latest on President Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Surprising Outcomes of the Kentucky and Virginia Elections

The elections occurred on Tuesday, November 5th for Virginia and Kentucky. Here are the most important take aways from both states: Andy Beshear, Attorney General of Kentucky and a member of the Democratic party won the race. While Republican Governor Matt Bevin originally refused to concede defeat, as of Thursday, November 15th, he accepted the loss. Beshear is to be sworn in on December 10th. … Continue reading Surprising Outcomes of the Kentucky and Virginia Elections

Brexit Continues

Brexit, Britain’s departure from the European Union, was first announced in 2016. It caused instant chaos with then Prime Minister David Cameron leaving office and the value of the Euro dropping dramatically. The public had voted to leave but the government had no clear plan of action. After numerous deadline extensions, Britain was meant to present a finalized Brexit deal to the EU by mid-October, … Continue reading Brexit Continues

Deforestation Due to Dummies

The world as we know it is burning; and the Amazon rainforest shares that similar trait, but what most don’t know is that these fires were illegally and purposefully made by loggers and cattle ranchers who use the “slash and burn” method to clear land. This problem has been ongoing since the 60s, and environmentalists can conclude that 60% of global deforestation is due to … Continue reading Deforestation Due to Dummies