Archive for February, 2017

Trump’s Immigration Ban Puts America at Greater Risk
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Trump’s Immigration Ban Puts America at Greater Risk

  In January, President Trump issued an executive order which for 90 days prevents people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, banned refugees from those countries for 120 days, and banned Syrian refugees indefinitely. A federal judge in Washington state has temporarily blocked that executive order, and a group of ten […]

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United States Gets “D” Grade as a Functioning Democracy
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United States Gets “D” Grade as a Functioning Democracy

                                 Results of two recent studies raise the question of whether the United States is a fully functioning democracy. In the first study, conducted from 2012 to 2015, the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) analyzed the voting practices of 139 countries around the world.  The findings, published in 2016, gave the United States a score of […]

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