Category: 71R Chicago

From the Editor: Stagnation and Apathy Are Extremely Destructive — Here’s Why

In this edition of From the Editor, Roman King warns the general population not to accept a mediocre life.

The Cook County Soda Tax is a Failure in Every Way

Cook County's soda tax should disgust lovers of liberty everywhere.

Illinois’ New Bittersweet Budget

How Republicans and Democrats came together to screw Illinois.

Hong Kong’s Dream For Democracy is Crushed

By Austin Cherkas | HONG KONG China is a large country with a whopping 3.705 million miles in area. This is due to its imperial land-grabbing of small territories like Tibet, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. All three of these territories of China are protesting their autonomy or independence, and on June 28, 2017, Hong Kong ...

The End of a SCOTUS Justice?

Recently, there has been much speculation about the end of Justice Anthony Kennedy's Supreme Court membership

India’s “Beef” Between Church and State

Every country has cultural taboos, something that is either not moral, not spiritual, not ethical, or just plain disturbing

India’s Violation of Expression: Sedition

When India became free from British rule in 1947, they looked at how their former rulers ran the government and adopted principles of “American Freedom.” 

Thailand’s New Problem: Drugs

Thailand has a new problem: drug addiction.

Panama’s New Friendship With China Angers Taiwan

By Austin Cherkas | CHINA On June 13, 2017, the Panamanian Government made a stunning statement that shocked the political world, insisting that there was only one China, and therein not acknowledging the independence of Taiwan. As China becomes more important in the international community, more countries have been switching to a pro-China stance in regards ...

Civil Liberties Squashed in Japan

Pictured: Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan Japan has passed a controversial anti-terrorism bill, and it's turning eyes in the human rights community.