Amherst Wire

Breaking down Michael Cohen’s testimony

Breaking down Michael Cohen’s testimony

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 25, 2019

Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, testified before Congress about their partnership and the president’s knowledge of the illegal activities that have been discovered throughout the campaign. Cohen testified before the House and Oversight Committee describing President Trump as a “con man” and a “racist.”

Making sense of the situation between India and Pakistan

Making sense of the situation between India and Pakistan

Vadim Trubetskoy, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Over the past weeks, tensions between the nuclear powers of India and Pakistan have reached a high that hasn’t been observed in decades. The two nations have a longstanding history of skirmishes over deep-seated political and religious differences ever since the formation of Pakistan. India is led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan has a new Prime Minister, Imran Khan.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 6, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) 70 percent tax rate on the ultra-wealthy in the United States has been debated heavily ever since she announced it.

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 6

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 6

Ahmad Bakrin and Miranda Donohue

March 5, 2019

Vinnie Ferraro joins Ahm Bakrin and Miranda Donohue for this week's episode. The three discuss Venezuela, North Korea and the Pakistan-India conflict.

Students gather in Greeno to support Bernie

Students gather in Greeno to support Bernie

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2019

Our Revolution members are "Feeling the Bern" for the 2020 presidential election.

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Vadim Trubetskoy, Politics Staff

February 26, 2019

Sure enough, Trump was watching Alec Baldwin's most recent jab at him on Saturday Night Live, and promptly fired back on Twitter.

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

February 21, 2019

The speech was deemed by many critics to be a jumble of platitudes tossed together to appease the mainstream media.

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 5

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 5

Miranda Donohue and Ahmad Bakrin

February 19, 2019

Ahmad Bakrin and Miranda Donohue discuss the current state of politics.

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Amelia Marceau, Writer

February 13, 2019

Roger Stone has single-handedly been in more major political scandals in the past 47 years than anyone else in history.

Venezuela: Two Unofficial Presidents, One Country in Turmoil

Venezuela: Two Unofficial Presidents, One Country in Turmoil

Faith Cardoza, Writer

February 12, 2019

How did one of the richest and most democratic Latin American countries end up in such a state of turmoil?

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 8, 2019

With a solid foundation of Democratic ideals, experience in both local and federal government, and a passionate base of Texans and Hispanic voters, it’s surprising Castro hasn’t gained more national media attention.

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 4

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 4

Miranda Donohue and Ahmad Bakrin

February 5, 2019

Today's topics: Democratic presidential hopefuls

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