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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,…

Time to leave the U.N.

Much like the anti-capitalists on the University of Minnesota’s campus, the United Nations’ (UN) most recent target are housing developments. The UN Security Council recently passed a resolution condemning the Israeli (Jewish) housing settlements. “The establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and…


BDS Debate Starts on Campus

Editors note: After initially declining to comment, SJP has contacted us regarding two errors. This article earlier stated that all companies being targeted are Israeli. Raytheon and Caterpillar are American, and G4S is British. Secondly this article stated that SJP had claimed that G4S runs security for Israeli settlements. On February 15, UMN Divest released…


University Welcomes Conservative Commentator Ben Shapiro

On Monday, May 4th, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities welcomed syndicated columnist, radio talk-show host, and best-selling author, Ben Shapiro to campus. Shapiro’s academic intelligence paired with his incredible oratory skills made his lecture both interesting and thought provoking. In his lecture, Shapiro discussed the perils of leftist ideology and additionally argued that the left…

Obama was in a lose-lose situation in Syria

Syrian Situation Bungled by Obama, GOP

It has now become startlingly clear how badly President Obama has bungled the situation in Syria. From the very beginning of the conflict, the current administration has demonstrated a woeful command of foreign policy. The President declared a chemical weapons “red line” that the Syrians could not cross without consequence. This was a huge mistake….

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

US must stand with Israel

Given the turmoil in the Middle East lately, many have asked why President Obama and his administration haven’t provided more public support to Israel as they face further assault from Hamas. While the President attempts to play it “both ways” and burry his personal distrust of Israel (evidenced by countless practices of his administration over…

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