Teachers’ Strikes Represent Stagnation within State Legislative and Judicial Branches

By Elinor Aspegren (PZ ’20) A product of frustrations with state disinterest in public education over the past decade, teachers’ strikes began in March 2018 in West Virginia, and in April 2018 in Kentucky and Oklahoma These protests and walkouts, while presumably about state budgets, may also be in response to the teachers’ frustrations regarding…

Majority of EU Nations Sign New Defense Proposal, “PESCO”

By Elinor Aspegren (PZ ’20) 20th century Europe was characterized by economic, territorial and ideological conflict. As a result of these conflicts, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) were both developed. NATO, a 54-year-old collective security organization with 19 members, including the United States and Canada, guaranteed the security of…