February 18, 2020

After a terrible first impression at the Iowa Caucuses last week, all eyes were on the state of New Hampshire with its own primary Tuesday night. Being the second state to vote in the primary election season, much pressure from the nation had its reputation high going...

October 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to be apart of the supreme court by President Donald Trump. A few weeks ago, a woman named Christine Ford came forward accusing him of sexual misconduct from more than 30 years ago at a party. She wrote a confidential letter to a senior De...

December 14, 2017

The Parliament of Australia passed an historic law that legalizes same-sex marriage, officially becoming the 26th country to recognize this right, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.  The law was passed on Thursday, December 7 by an overwhelming majority, after the...

December 11, 2017

On December 6, President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and set in motion the process of moving the U.S Embassy there. According to The New York Times, this action reversed nearly seven decades of American foreign policy which declined to re...

November 15, 2017

President Donald Trump nominated last Wednesday former Texas environmental regulator Kathleen Hartnett White as nominee to the highest position of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, a board that advises the president on environmental issues and coordinat...

October 27, 2017

Those who are in power rule the world and depending on what they do with it, this notion can be terrifying.

This time, we begin talking about living in an unsettling political landscape, by talking with the Encounter’s very own Social Media Director; Ivan Flores.

What wa...

October 26, 2017

ESPN host Jamele Hill is fresh off her 2-week paid suspension for tweeting “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/other white supremacists” on September 11, 2017. This tweet directly violated ESPN’s social media policy and they were f...

October 18, 2017

Washington D.C. Councilmember, David Grosso proposed a bill that would decriminalize prostitution in the nation’s capital.

The bill, Reducing Criminalization to Improve Community Health and Safety Amendment Act of 2017, was developed by Grosso after working with the Sex...

October 16, 2017

Taking a break from the American politics, there is some juicy political news that shocked the Australian headlines. Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was headbutted by a 38-year-old North Hobart resident who claimed to be a supporter of gay marriage rights....

October 12, 2017

On October 1, the referendum summoned unilaterally by the government of Spanish region of Catalonia, meant to decide whether Catalonia declared its independence from Spain, took a violent turn, leaving almost 900 injured----mostly citizens who were peacefully exercisin...

October 2, 2017

It all began with a speech the president gave on Friday at a rally for Senator Luther Strange in Alabama.

During the speech, in which the president commended Senator Strange and the crowd of supporters for being unified by American values; he made this remark:

"Wouldn’t...

August 25, 2017

"We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides. On many sides. It's been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama. This has been going on for a long, long time.”

This s...

April 9, 2017

In response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical attack on his own civilians Tuesday morning, President Trump has ordered an airstrike on Syria. As of Thursday evening, 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were launched directly at a government-controlled Shayrat airb...

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