Articles by Theo Menon


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Reform, Do Not Abandon the United Nations

Waves of nationalism have swept the globe in 2016. Anti-liberal/conservative politicians from across the globe have seen big victories in local and federal elections. In the United Kingdom, the people narrowly voted to leave the European Union (EU) in an occurrence deemed, “Brexit.” Anti-E.U. sentiment has hit several other nations hard: Eurosceptic parties in France,…

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President-elect Trump Assembling Cabinet of Insiders

In the weeks following Donald Trump’s electoral victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the President-elect has began a contentious, secretive, and predictably controversial transition operation. Donald Trump has thus far announced several Cabinet and high ranking administrative officials. Reince Priebus, the Chairman of the the Republican National Committee, was hired as Chief of…

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Candidate Profile: Angie Craig

In Minnesota’s southern metro 2nd Congressional District, one of the tightest races in the country is taking shape. Congressman John Kline, who has served in Congress since 2003, is stepping down and leaving the district open for grabs. The Republican nominee is Jason Lewis, a syndicated radio host and conservative activist. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor nominee is…

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Among Self-Inflicted Chaos, Trump is Coronated

Despite unusual rhetoric, accusations of plagiarism, and large protests, the Republican National Convention (RNC) concluded this week following a chaotic but non-confrontational four days. During these four days, businessman Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence received the Republican nomination for President and Vice-President with little drama. On day one, dubbed “Make America Safe Again,” the convention…

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