United States

Of the countless ideals of the West, perhaps none is greater than the idea of self-determination. A belief in that concept is what sparked our rebellion against England, yet somehow, in the last century, we’ve managed to hand our dearly ...

A group of workers votes to unionize but are immediately fired and blacklisted by employers. Commodity prices shoot through the roof, driven by the consolidation of suppliers into unregulated monopolies. Gaunt-faced children in Appalachia scavenge for food, while elderly adults ...

The following was written in response to the Dec. 8 piece “EIPAC Declaration on Israel-US Alliance.” On Dec. 8, the Wheel published a statement by Emory-Israel Public Affairs committee (EIPAC) regarding the Israel-U.S. relationship. EIPAC’s piece of blatant propaganda (for that’s ...

On Sept. 16, 2015, the Emory-Israel Public Affairs Committee, an organization dedicated to educating the student body about U.S.-Israel relations and current events in the Middle East, held a table at Wonderful Wednesday to discuss the Iran nuclear agreement. This ...

The recent nuclear deal with Iran has been the subject of much scrutiny for many Americans. Among those opposed to the deal are several leading politicians from both parties, most notably Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Jeb Bush (R-Fla.). Despite staunch ...

In 2014, Myanmar tied with the United States for the title of most generous country in the world. This is a curious honor to grant a country that has systematically persecuted its minority Muslim Rohingya population for decades, denying them ...

Images of a drowned three-year-old Syrian boy — Aylan Kurdi — washed up on Mediterranean shores rippled across global media last week, throwing the long-neglected international refugee crisis into the spotlight. In the wake of the jarring image of the ...

Last Monday, College sophomore Andrew Alter responded to a piece that I wrote two weeks ago about Netanyahu and the recent Israeli election. I liked Alter’s article. It was intelligently and clearly written, and I learned from it. And moreover, I ...

Last Thursday, when I saw that the United States, Iran and other world powers finally established a framework nuclear agreement I felt a rush of joy — a swelling of mild euphoria rushed from my chest throughout my body, reaffirming ...