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Putin subverts Trump administration
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Putin subverts Trump administration

  Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump demonstrate symbiotic amity, which is emblematic of the deep-seated connections between the Russian government and officials of the Trump administration. On Nov. 9, Putin congratulated Trump on his stunning victory over Hillary Clinton. While the gesture may seem to be just a simple diplomatic move…

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Public schools need to enforce diversity

Public Advocate Letitia James has called for an investigation into the Renewal Schools Program after many claims have been made that the money is only being wasted and struggling schools are not improving. The program was introduced by Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2014 to help struggling schools through several interventions. Almost four years have…

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Politicker: White House needs more direction

Of all the unusual moves that  President Donald Trump’s administration has had the audacity to make, perhaps the most unusual was Trump’s 6 a.m. tweet claiming that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump’s home. It was a ludicrous enough suggestion that former CIA Chief Leon Panetta felt the need on March 20 to demand…

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USG Report: Students need to push legislators for funding

As we come down to the final days before the state legislature passes its budget, CUNY is once again a topic of much debate. The state budget continues to leave out key parts of the student agenda and before it is passed, it is essential that our concerns be addressed. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Excelsior Program…

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Obamacare diminishes competition

Simple facts and numbers can be manipulated to say almost anything someone wants them to say. News outlets tend to take full advantage of this when covering anything controversial. Most recently, this can be seen in the news coverage of the American Healthcare Act. The new healthcare act is intended to follow through on the…

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Lack of funding for NIH encroaches on progress

Stem cells have tremendous latent qualities that can prove useful in times of emergency medical need, such as repair or replacement of tissue damaged by aging, disease or injury. In a way, stem cell research is a scientific territory offering cures for AIDS, Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, crippling arthritis, Crohn’s disease, hearing impairment, heart infraction, Lou…

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Precedent exists for Bharara’s removal

This past week, a man unofficially known as “The Sherriff of Wall Street,” Preet Bharara, was removed from his position as a federal prosecutor. There has been significant outcry in response to this, as liberals have started to refer to his firing as yet another power grab by the newly elected “authoritarian regime” in Washington….

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TAP vote in USG Senate meeting needs scrutiny

As an elected member of the Undergraduate Student Government, I have a duty to represent all undergraduate students of Baruch College to the best of my abilities. For me, doing so includes an explanation of my votes as a representative senator. I believe it is my duty to discuss each decision to its fullest extent…

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