Matt, Noah, and a guest speaker discuss 9/11, George W. Bush, the Clintons, Saudi Arabia, and the creation of the Islamic State.
Matt and Noah discuss whether or not the minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour, whether or not Bernie Sanders is a communist-sympathizer, and whether or not public colleges and universities should be free for all Americans.
APR analyzes race relations in America, and how it affects law enforcement and counter-terrorism.
As the renowned American philosopher and historian Noam Chomsky put it, “The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.”
The government programs that are aimed at helping the poor are flimsy, thus much of the burden falls upon a small number of volunteer organizations, like Bread and Roses. A better way of sustaining the poor involves a democratization of the burden.
A Modest Proposal for Nomination in the 2016 United States Presidential Election, in the Hopes of Avoiding Disaster and Preserving the Interests of Our People and the Values of This Country.
Americans still believe, even after decades of failure, that armed intervention offers a solution to problems around the world. Despite this, it appears most of us are unwilling to play a personal role in such endeavors—the American people, it seems, are chicken hawks who advocate for war but personally avoid it.
(Illustration by Jonathan Swain)
College students and idealists across the country support Sanders. While it is easy for us, as students ourselves, to romanticize free college, a quick look at the facts about Sanders’s claims quickly proves them false.
Over the last few years, there has been an ongoing dispute in Andover regarding a proposed extension of natural gas pipeline running from Tennessee to Canada. This extension is set to run through the town of Andover near its border with Tewksbury. Numerous organizations, including “No Fracked Gas in Mass,” have opposed Kinder Morgan’s proposition. We at APR have taken to the hallways of Andover High school and interviewed a student who who has researched the potential environmental effects of this pipeline. Let’s take a look at what he has to say.
Is it a legitimate trade deal or a corporate grab bag? Watch APR discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership here.