U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

By Quentin Choy June 3, 2021 The Biden administration announced its plans by the end of June to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccines to countries around the world, especially to those who are suffering from variants and increased cases such as India and Brazil. Regions such as Latin America and Southeast Asia are also emphasized.…

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

By Quentin Choy June 1, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 unanimously reaffirmed the authority of native tribes on reservations in the Supreme Court case United States v. Cooley (2021). The case revolved around the legitimacy and authority of tribal police powers in the stop and search of Joshua James Cooley, a non-native…

America’s Greatest Traitor: Michael Flynn Wants Myanmar-style Military Coup

America’s Greatest Traitor: Michael Flynn Wants Myanmar-style Military Coup

By Quentin Choy May 31, 2021 Former national security advisor to Donald Trump, Michael Flynn made incredibly concerning comments at a QAnon conference regarding American democracy. While I usually avoid discussing QAnon and its followers on this blog, Michael Flynn was a person who once wielded immense power in U.S. government, and his comments should…

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

By Quentin Choy May 20, 2021 Pride parades in several major cities across the country such as New York City and Denver are banning participation in the parades by uniformed police officers in response to police brutality such as the kind that killed George Floyd last summer. Those hosting the events believe that the presence…

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

By Quentin Choy May 19, 2021 U.S. Representative Val Demings will challenge Florida Senator Marco Rubio for his Senate seat in 2022. Demings was Orlando’s first Black woman police chief and was on the shortlist to be Joe Biden’s Vice President along with Susan Rice, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Tammy Duckworth, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris,…

Biden and Governors Collaborate to Incentivize Vaccines, CDC Eases Mask Recommendations

Biden and Governors Collaborate to Incentivize Vaccines, CDC Eases Mask Recommendations

By Quentin Choy May 13, 2021 On May 11, President Biden held a virtual meeting with a bipartisan group of governors to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations. Included in the meeting was Governor Mills of Maine (D), Governor DeWine of Ohio (R), Governor Cox of Utah (R), Governor Walz of Minnesota (D), Governor Baker of Massachusetts (R),…

Liz Cheney Voted Out of Republican Leadership; GOP Falls to Trump

Liz Cheney Voted Out of Republican Leadership; GOP Falls to Trump

By Quentin Choy May 12, 2021 Representative Liz Cheney, third highest-ranking GOP member in the House of Representatives was voted out of her leadership position by her colleagues with a voice vote. Cheney has been a vocal critic of former President Donald Trump and was the highest-ranking Republican to vote to impeach him in Trump’s…

Facebook Ads Argue for Increased Regulation of Speech

Facebook Ads Argue for Increased Regulation of Speech

By Quentin Choy May 4, 2021 Over the past few months, I’ve been seeing an ad online regarding Facebook and Internet regulations. These two words together surely spell trouble. While I support most financial and corporate regulation, this Facebook ad discusses a different kind of regulation. This isn’t the type meant to protect the consumer…

Anti-American Sentiments on the Rise in India Due to U.S. Inaction on COVID-19

Anti-American Sentiments on the Rise in India Due to U.S. Inaction on COVID-19

By Quentin Choy May 3, 2021 With around 19 million confirmed cases of coronavirus cases ravaging India, and with a reluctant United States to send vaccine support, anti-American sentiments in India is on the rise and for good reason. Startling images of mass cremations have startled the world as India deals with a massive outbreak…

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

By Quentin Choy April 29, 2021 Yesterday, Joe Biden gave an address to a joint session of Congress after his first 100 days in office. He flaunted his successes and laid out what issues he and his administration wants to tackle next. In my last post, “Biden Prepares to Address Congress; Compared to Lyndon Johnson,”…

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