For the last several hours, the Republican National Convention in Cleveland has become increasingly heated on its first day. Delegates for the ‘Never Trump’ movement are striving for a vote to unbind state delegates, thus offering the possibility to oust … Continue reading The RNC: Should You Get News From BitTorrent?
5/3 Edit: This article, of course, is just fun speculation now. Cruz is out. On Wednesday after teasing the announcement for several hours prior, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced a previous rival for the nomination, Carly Fiorina, as his … Continue reading Carly Fiorina: Three Major Pros & Cons
As Sanders supporters leave the chaos of New York with heavy hearts, the end of the candidate’s longevity seems to be within grasping distance. Now, one could argue this has been a slow death. The populist took destructive hits on Super Tuesday, and powered on through several more devastating losses. His success in caucuses, while morale building, has proven ineffective in the arena of delegates. Continue reading Your Bernie Sanders Meme Is Wrong
Last Wednesday, the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform introduced the Illinois Voter Project, an endeavor designed to aggregate non-partisan election data to analyze voting trends in the state. The data takes in account the Illinois population, the number of active … Continue reading Illinois Voter Project’s Compelling Numbers
Members of the staff of Our Political Essay will be hosting a game of The Contender on the morning of April 9 at Bru Chicago – a wonderful coffee shop right off the Damon blue line stop in Wicker Park. … Continue reading ‘The Contender’ in Chicago – April 9
This afternoon, Feb. 27, several thousand protesters took to the streets in downtown Chicago for the ‘#MarchForBernie2.’ The march began with a rally at Daley Plaza and eventually moved onward through the city, across the river, and onto Magnificent Mile. … Continue reading Chicago’s March For Bernie
The modern presidential debate is broken. It’s okay, though, because I’m here to fix it. Continue reading A Debate Format That Works