Arthur Stern
Arthur Stern

I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy and a certificate in Women's Studies. I love language, culture, and the capacity people have for growth and progress.

Sept. 11, 2013

Pornhub.com Ads Made This Food App a Buttload Of Money

Eat24's mobile delivery app was given the stink-eye by skeptics when they started advertising their services on porn sites. Turn out to be the best decision they ever made.

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Aug. 29, 2013

Syria Conflict: Obama Must Deliver Plan to Congress Immediately

Congressmen John Boehner and Rand Paul demand strong leadership and a clear plan from Obama concerning the impending war with Syria.
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Aug. 28, 2013

Does This New Study Explain Why Politicians Don't Listen?

New scientific findings show that the wealthy tend to be narcissistic and self-centered. Does this explain why politicians and constituents fail to see eye-to-eye?
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Aug. 22, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: Why Obama Will Eventually Support It

With majority of Americans supporting marijuana legalization, why does the Obama administration oppose it? Will they change their stance like they've done in the past?
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Aug. 14, 2013

It's Looking More and More Like the Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Were Actually the Truth

New information about circumstances surrounding the attack on the U.S. consulate on September 11, 2012 raises concern about the U.S's involvement in Libya and the fate of stolen U.S. missiles.
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Aug. 8, 2013

Guantanamo Bay Warden Claims Revealing Abuses is Like Arming Al-Qaeda

Guantanamo Bay warden Colonel John Bogdan appealed to fears about Al-Qaeda's latest threat to attack the facility in order to excuse ongoing near-sexual abuse of inmates. Shameful.

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Aug. 6, 2013

76 U.S. Senators Are Pushing War With Iran — And That's Shameful

Senators from both sides of the aisle are pressuring Obama to "stress its military option" when it comes to Iran's nuclear program while Rouhani calls for diplomatic talks.
Aug. 1, 2013

It's No Coincidence China's Huawei Corp is Taking Over Africa's Telecommunications

Many are becoming increasingly threatened in light of Huawei's influence in Africa. Is China using Huawei's technology for espionage? Should the U.S. be concerned?
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July 30, 2013

Rand Paul Is Absolutely Right to Keep Foreign Aid From Egypt, and Here's Why

Senator Rand Paul plans to propose an amendment to a transportation and housing spending bill that would use $1.5 billion in foreign aid to Egypt for domestic infrastructure projects.
July 25, 2013

A Millennial Takedown Of Victor Davis Hanson's 'Facts About Race'

This controversial conservative article should not have been published, because its racist nature reflects poorly on the publication and the author's character.
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July 24, 2013

Senator Lindsey Graham Wants Congress to Authorize War With Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) plans to introduce a resolution threatening war with Iran if they fail to abandon their nuclear program is a terrible idea.

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July 18, 2013

Liz Cheney's Age Shouldn't Be a Factor in Her Race Against Mike Enzi

69-year old Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi has come under fire from those saying that Liz Cheney might be more suitable because of her youth and vigor. Should age even be a factor?
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July 17, 2013

Westboro Baptist Church's Plans to Picket Cory Monteith's Funeral Foiled By Canada?

The Westboro Baptist Church plans to picket Cory Monteith's funeral procession because the show had homosexual-friendly themes. Can they be rebuffed by the location of the funeral?
July 12, 2013

Apple Antitrust Trial: Judge Finds Apple Guilty Of Anti-Trust Violations

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple Inc. conspired with five major publishers to raise the price of ebooks. Cote deserves respect for confronting the technological superpower.
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July 9, 2013

Adly Mansour Issues Seriously Problematic Decree For Egypt

President Adly Mansour issued a decree that proposes a timetable for elections and reinstatement of the currently suspended constitution. Is he able to restore peace to a tumultuous Egypt?
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July 4, 2013

Who is Mohamed Morsi and Why Does Egypt Hate Him So Much?

This is why many Egyptians blame Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood for the chaos, violence, and corruption of the past year.

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July 2, 2013

11 Powerful Images From the Largest Protest In Egypt's History

The Egyptian protesters are back. This time around, they come in greater numbers, armed with experience.
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June 27, 2013

Guardian's Glenn Greenwald: Edward Snowden Has An Ace Up His Sleeve

Glen Greenwald tells the press that Snowden has undisclosed documents that contain new revelations concerning the NSA surveillance scandal. Does Snowden have an ace up his sleeve?
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June 25, 2013

Darrell Issa Won't Admit IRS Unfairly Targeted Liberals, Too

New reports indicate that the IRS is also targeting liberal groups. This new evidence shows the lack of solidarity within the IRS.
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June 20, 2013

Dilma Rousseff: Brazil Protests Might Be Too Much For President to Handle

Fancy suits and smiles will only go so far to cover up Brazil's crumbling infrastructure and gritty street violence. Can President Rousseff even begin to change Brazil?