Anthony Weiner Sexts Underage Girl, Gets 21 Months

Summary Article Anthony Weiner’s career has finally reached the straw that broke the camel’s back. On 25 September, 2017, it was announced that former Congressman Weiner will face 21 months in federal prison for sending inappropriate photos to a 15-year-old girl, knowing full well that she was under the age of 18. Weiner has faced a number of sex-related scandals before. In 2011 he resigned … Continue reading Anthony Weiner Sexts Underage Girl, Gets 21 Months

Perez DNC Election Hopes to Reunite Party

Summary Article On Feb. 25, 2017, Tom Perez was announced as the new chair of the Democratic National Committee after a close race with Rep. Keith Ellison and five other candidates. Formerly serving as Secretary of Labor under the Obama administration, Perez moves now with Ellison as honorary deputy chief to unite the DNC after the 2016 election. Popular figures of the DNC, including Bernie Sanders, … Continue reading Perez DNC Election Hopes to Reunite Party

Tension in the Democratic Party: “The ‘I’ Word”

Summary Article You wouldn’t expect the Trump presidency to split the Democrats, but that’s exactly what’s happened. Democrats across the spectrum are splitting over the controversial term impeachment, which they’ve deemed “the ‘I’ word.” It’s come up many times in social media and among the grassroots movements that have popped up all over the US. But now it’s permeating the progressives of the Democratic Party. It’s … Continue reading Tension in the Democratic Party: “The ‘I’ Word”

Ashton Kutcher and Human Trafficking: the Right to Pursue Happiness

On the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 15, actor and human rights activist Ashton Kutcher went before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee to give a 15-minute speech about human trafficking, slavery, and the technologies he wants help to develop that has been proven to be effective in saving victims of sex trade. Continue reading Ashton Kutcher and Human Trafficking: the Right to Pursue Happiness