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For months, Americans have watched the number of presidential hopefuls from major political parties dwindle from 23 to three. Party leaders and their presumptive nominees are now planning their respective debuts at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to be held in July.
What can we expect out of both the RNC and DNC? With arguably two...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Photo credit: Wes Ellis In February of 2018, "Black Panther," one of the latest superhero movies from Disney and Marvel Studios, was released in theaters. Its earnings reached $1.3 billion globally and the film was nominated for 63 awards, winning 29....
Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Hate speech is legally protected free speech under the First Amendment, a protection that has been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States. Yet, that doesn't mean we can agree on what constitutes hate speech—or free speech for...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
In the early 1970s, three African-American men―Wiley Bridgeman, Kwame Ajamu, and Rickey Jackson―were accused and convicted of the brutal robbery and murder of a man outside of a convenience store in Cleveland. The prosecution’s case, which resulted in a combined...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
The third season of Serial, the popular investigative journalism podcast, focused on Cleveland's criminal justice system. It's nine compelling episodes surpassed 50 million downloads and was named the best podcast of 2018 by TIME despite its unconventionality. Featuring multiple story...
Friday, February 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region has struggled with this economic transition. The Two Tomorrows,...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation’s most visionary politicians. Buttigieg was first elected mayor...
Monday, February 11, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Cases argued in front of the Supreme Court typically capture the attention of the American people. And with good reason. Out of 7,000 to 8,000 requests to hear a case annually, the U.S. Supreme Court typically chooses around 80 cases...
Monday, February 11, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Article II of the Constitution establishes the executive branch of the federal government; Section II of Article II specifically details the powers inherent in the office of President of the United States. The Founding Fathers imagined the office to be...
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