Pollard’s release will not help Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

In a last-ditch effort to save the struggling Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, it was announced through Israeli media Tuesday that former United States Navy intelligence analyst and convicted spy Jonathan Pollard could be released in upcoming weeks as an incentive to extend the negotiations into 2015, according to CNN. Though many who oppose Pollard’s release cite […]

Anti-intellectualism damaging in politics

Ideology aside, I can see why many Americans find Rick Santorum relatable. He presents himself as the underdog. He wears a sweater vest. He called himself the candidate you’d bring home to mom. But a close look at his statements should frighten anyone who values education. On Jan. 10, Santorum called President Barack Obama an […]