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The dismantling of the Republican Party

The dismantling of the Republican Party

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Americans have become disenfranchised by their respective parties and have begun to register as no party or Independent instead. The constituents for both parties are at their historically lowest points, according to a study by Gallup. Only 26 percent of the nation identifies as Republican this year, down f...

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

David Lightman,
McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

May 4, 2016


Filed under Metro, Politics

Once unthinkable, Donald Trump now is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president. That became a certainty Tuesday as he crushed rival Ted Cruz in Indiana, drove the Texas senator out of the race, and set the course to clinch the needed delegates in the next few weeks. The nomination o...

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Metro, Politics

Republican presidential nominee frontrunner Donald Trump will make an appearance in the Bay Area as a speaker at the California Republican Party Convention on Friday. According to officials, Trump will kick off the convention with a keynote speech at the lunch banquet. Republican candidates Ohio Gov. John Kasich ...

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A new Equal Pay Day study released this April has found that women across the United States are paid an average of 79 percent of what their male counterparts earn annually, doing the exact same work. The analysis was conducted by the National Partnership for Women and Families, a nonprofit organizati...

Stop pitting women against each other on social media

Stop pitting women against each other on social media

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the current digital age we live in, social media reigns over most of our lives. We convince our online following that we are the protagonists of a perfect life, and we subtly but voluntarily compete with each other through the way we portray ourselves on our personal online accounts. But for some, especi...

The misdirection of Ted Cruz

The misdirection of Ted Cruz

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When compared to the reckless, boisterous, foul-mouthed Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, 45, is calm and sensible. He does not throw temper-tantrums and is likeable, which, unfortunately, causes people to believe in his false truths. Cruz has all of the makings of a supposed fi...

Why ‘The Donald’ is the renewer of democracy

Why ‘The Donald’  is the renewer  of  democracy

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Contributor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“The Donald” is a gift to democracy. Donald Trump’s existence as a candidate is a movement within itself. Trump is like a piece of art, he’s got value, but is often misunderstood. He is to the political process what Occupy Wall Street was to, well, Wall Street. Maybe not intentionally, but that’s...

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