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Nicholas Golina

Undergraduate at the University of Akron

The Post 2016 Era: How to Bring the Democratic Party Together Again

Contributors Include Ernie Barkett, Anthony Erhardt, and Dominic Grossi. The 2016 presidential election exposed the deep and visceral divisions not just within the country as a whole, but also within the Democratic Party itself. The charisma of the progressive movement…

0 Comments / 36 View / February 14, 2017

The Necessity of Religious Evolution Why Absolute Truth must be disembodied from Theology" >

The Necessity of Religious Evolution Why Absolute Truth must be disembodied from Theology

In the present time, according to the Pew Research Center, there are five major religions and numerous folk religions in the world. Each of them has different stories to tell, different inspirations to act from, and different beliefs on the…

0 Comments / 130 View / June 8, 2016

Vladimir Putin Nostalgic Blindness A Critique of the Russian Federation’s Unsustainable Foreign Policy with Ukraine" >

Vladimir Putin Nostalgic Blindness A Critique of the Russian Federation’s Unsustainable Foreign Policy with Ukraine

“Anyone who does not regret the demise of the Soviet Union has no heart . Anyone who wants to restore it has no brains.” This quotation from President Vladimir Putin is indicative of the current Russian approach to international and…

0 Comments / 122 View / May 21, 2016

America’s Distortionary Taxation A review of the optimal path to reform our tax policy" >

America’s Distortionary Taxation A review of the optimal path to reform our tax policy

In the wake of the Panama Papers, the United States has an opportunity to act on the flaws of the current international system, which has precipitated a rampant rise in economic inequality, through the immoral tax avoidance tactics of the…

0 Comments / 92 View / April 22, 2016

Bernie Sanders’s Disastrous Proposal for Free Trade A critique of the economic realism of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders" >

Bernie Sanders’s Disastrous Proposal for Free Trade A critique of the economic realism of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

In a recent interview with the New York Daily News, the presidential candidate Bernie Sanders claimed that he would renegotiate every trade deal made by the United States, which would be based on a new criteria for trading. Bernie Sanders…

0 Comments / 123 View / April 18, 2016

A Philosophical Right to Higher Education

The first question that must be asked when discussing rights and whether higher education is a right is how do we derive rights in the first place? The answer to this question lies in the creation of a criterion that…

0 Comments / 90 View / November 29, 2015

The Virtue of Diplomacy with Iran: My Take and a Rebuttal of “Everything Wrong With the Iranian Nuclear Deal”

The current negotiations with Iran have been fraught with an intentional and unintentional ignorance of the consequential effects of a nuclear deal. That ignorance has laid the groundwork for conflict on issues that can be solved with political solutions. Ignorance…

0 Comments / 51 View / September 15, 2015

The Chinese and American Parameters for Resolution

[section_title title=First page title] Since the opening to China under President Richard Nixon, the American-Chinese relationship underwent incremental improvements. America’s approach to China was one of friendship and engagement instead of previous containment and mutual distrust. The Chinese embraced our…

0 Comments / 55 View / July 26, 2015

The Roots of Terrorism in the Middle East

Terrorism in the current era has an unusually Arab flare. The region in the status quo is plagued by politically-motivated violence in the name of Islam. According to the Institute for Economics and Peace in the 2014 ranking on the…

0 Comments / 121 View / July 16, 2015

Security and Privacy in The Age of Digital Proliferation

The challenges of the 21st century have dealt increasingly with groups that are able to take advantage of the decentralized world order and create chaos with the intent of accomplishing group interest as opposed to national interest. This is the…

0 Comments / 22 View / July 10, 2015