Chicago is the subject of two distinct visions of crime and crime-fighting. Analyzing how the Obama and Trump administrations address the city, as well as the broader issues of criminal justice, reveals how they both craft narratives about crime and policing.
Trinity University students and faculty are grappling with an environment of uncertainty after President Trump’s executive order on Immigration. This week, The Contemporary investigated law’s implications for students, took the pulse of legal debates, and evaluated the law’s impact on the campus climate.
My life is largely shielded from the impact of politics, yet I am still angry. I can scarcely imagine the absolute rage that the most severely affected Americans must feel.
Decriminalization and health-centered policies represent a novel approach to substance abuse in the United States
I am a Latina with an extensive Mexican heritage and family. I’ve heard the insincere, damaging, and ignorant rhetoric directed at my people from our new President-elect. And I have only one thing to say: we demand respect and representation.
Let our grief for our stolen future rededicate us to progress. Presidents are not dictators, and the people are the source of all true power. Our fight is just beginning. Let’s go.
For the country to truly move forward and heal its divisions, the very first step must be for Trump supporters to fully and unequivocally accept the American-ness of the groups that Trump has targeted.
Next time you meet someone who isn’t voting the way you are, don’t argue at them. Don’t try to convince them of anything. Listen, ask genuine questions, and try to get them to convince you.
Any candidate that pursues Trump’s tactics is knowingly or unknowingly undermining the legitimacy of the electoral system.
If Donald Trump is really only referring to the “practice” of Terry stops, and not discussing its application, then his proposal to “do stop-and-frisk” is completely meaningless.