Legal Recreational Marijuana: When not If

Hi! I am Aditya’s friend Ed and I will be writing a few articles on this website. Thanks for reading! Recently, the debate on the legality of recreational marijuana has become more and more prevalent in American Politics. With 18 states allowing possession of marijuana and 23 allowing medical use, support for legality is on…

Is a Biden run good?

Joe Biden, a two time runner for Democratic presidential nominee and current Vice President has recently been tipped to run for President a third time. A Biden run would add more uncertainty to what is already turning out to be a pretty heated Democrat race. If you thought Hillary Clinton’s campaign is withering and Bernie Sanders’…

“Positive” discrimination is not positive

Positive discrimination, or as many call it, affirmative action (AA) has been the subject of many a debate for what seems to have been time immemorial. In the United States, AA was originally set up in 1961 by President Kennedy to: “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment,…

Dispelling myths about the Death Penalty

In the USA, a debate continues to rage on about the merits of retaining or repealing the death penalty. This can be seen on a federal level, with 31 states that continue to have one, and 19 which do not. In the past 8 years, 7 states have stopped using the death penalty, highlighting the…

Why TTIP would be bad for Europe

Most of you probably haven’t heard of the TTIP, and to be honest, I don’t blame you. While you might think there’s not really a reason why you don’t know, I’d say that certain people don’t want you to hear about it, and I’ll explain why. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is currently…