Why, many asked, did the Republican Party allow itself to be taken over by Donald Trump? An answer that some have given over the past few months is that a … Continue reading The GOP’s Pyrrhic Victory
It is common to refer to the President of the United States as the most powerful man in the world. This, after all, is not unreasonable; the United States since … Continue reading China Steps Forward
Millions watched as the Great Victory chariot, carrying the royal urn of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was pulled through the streets of Bangkok towards the glittering royal crematorium. Troops marched in … Continue reading What Next for Thailand?
Jim VandeHei, the co-founder of media companies Politico and Axios, was in Berkeley last week to talk about the state of the media and American politics in 2017. The media … Continue reading Making News Great Again
It’s hard to believe, but time has flown by and I’m already done with half of my first semester here at Berkeley! Leaves that just a few weeks ago were green … Continue reading Fall at Cal
“The truth is rarely pure and never simple”, replies Algernon in the play The Importance of Being Earnest, after his friend Jack explains that he has made up a fictional brother, … Continue reading The Importance of Being Earnest
A year has gone by since the passing away of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. For one year, millions of people have descended on Sanam Luang to pay their last … Continue reading A Year of Mourning