Ben Perlmutter

Ben Perlmutter is a College junior from Chappaqua, New York majoring in Math and Political Science. In addition to being a staff writer for Editorials, he's involved with the Emory Journal of International Affairs, TableTalk, the Center for Law Politics and Economics and the Media Council.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Secrecy Concerning

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons: AFGE While American politics can often be very dysfunctional, at least it tends to be transparent. Thanks to the media, transparency laws and frequent government leaks, we can usually see how our government fails to compromise, deliver public goods and provide social services. But, regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), [...]

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Obama Develops Asia Pacific Policy

Illustration by Priyanka Pai In the State of the Union address last week, President Obama proudly declared, “tonight, we turn the page.” While a series of crises, both domestic and foreign, have defined Obama’s presidency thus far, the speech marked a return to normalcy. Obama proudly declared that the United States is turning the page [...]

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