Politics

Things to Know About New York’s Election System

For years, New York City has employed a majority wins all electoral system. This included the election’s of the Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough President, and City Council. However, this year, things are a little different. Our regular elections are going to remain the same, but our primary elections will be ranked choice voting elections. …

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Ghanaian President Visits Switzerland and Sets The Tone for Europe

In the past few years, Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of Ghana, has advocated for a new relationship between Africa and the West. Over the preceding decades, African countries have developed relations with Western nations, where the West supplies aid. However, this has left these countries such as Ghana under the whims of the policy of …

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A New America – How Biden Plans to Fix Our Biggest Problems

Historically speaking, in times of great economic and societal stress, governments are often able to pass sweeping progressive legislation to revamp the country’s system. In the case of the United States, one can see this effect most prominently in FDR’s presidency, where the Great Depression gave him political power that allowed him to push sweeping …

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Ray McGuire – A Leader for Challenging Times

The heart-breaking problems confronting New York today seem almost to defy solution.  At a moment when profound economic and social hardships face us, and the Covid pandemic has dealt us a devastating blow, few of the two dozen or so contenders to replace Bill DeBlasio have remotely demonstrated the knowledge, experience and managerial skills demanded. …

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Historic Confirmation of African American Secretary of Defense

On January 21st, Congress approved a waiver for the Biden Administration to allow retired General Lloyd Austin to be a candidate for Defense Secretary. Days after, General Austin was approved as Defense Secretary and head of the Pentagon, becoming the first African American Secretary of Defense. During his confirmation hearings, it was clear that General …

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The Historic Rise of Three Black NYC Mayoral Candidates

As the 2021 New York City Mayoral election starts to hit its stride, many potential candidates have thrown their gauntlets into the ring. And, in an unprecedented fashion, multiple African American candidates have started campaigns for the Mayoral office. These candidates are not run of the mill either, and all have qualifications that imply change …

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