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2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

It is only February 2019 and the Democratic party already has nine contenders for the 2020 presidential nomination. There are an additional 13 on the list; one all but certain, three likely, and nine who might run, according to The New York Times. Those who have announced they are definitely running are Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, John […]

The News School, Real News Written by Chicago Youth and Young Adults…I’m Just Saying

The News School, Real News Written by Chicago Youth and Young Adults…I’m Just Saying

The problem these days that most people encounter when they turn on their televisions and media sources or turn the pages of their newspapers or magazines is that they are watching and reading programming! Yes, PROGRAMMING! What is Real about News these days is that it is driven by bottom lines and profit. The sensational […]

Hookah Lounge Smoking Debate Rages on in Washington State

Hookah Lounge Smoking Debate Rages on in Washington State

There is an ongoing and open debate in Washington state, surrounding the legalities and operational rights of local hookah lounges. The Stranger, a Seattle-based newspaper, reported that the state seems to be targeting these communities unfairly. The debate continues even as the state presents the facts about the health risks behind the smoking practices of using hookahs. […]

Republican Racial Rhetoric Rages on With the President as Its Instigator

Republican Racial Rhetoric Rages on With the President as Its Instigator

Republican candidates have joined President Donald Trump’s aggressive racial rhetoric. It appears they have embraced the country’s leader’s attitude that anyone who is not a native-born citizen has no rights in America. Right-wing news sites, voters, politicians alike join the president in creating and promoting conspiracy theories against non-white, non-Protestant, and non-citizens. They use unintelligent and derogatory […]

Caravan Migrants on Collision Course With White Nationalism

Caravan Migrants on Collision Course With White Nationalism

The migrant caravan from Central America is arguably on the collision course with a defiant President Donald Trump who has brazenly embraced the nationalist flag and adopted strict non-entree immigration policies. With the political rhetoric reaching searing hate levels up to the mid-term elections and after, the Republican-led government will have to prepare legal sandbags […]

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