The Spectator

Ferguson and Ruckelshaus Talk Trump and Democracy

Madeline Mesa, Author

January 17, 2018

Can our democracy survive this constitutional stress test? How eerily close does this administration mirror that of Nixon’s? Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Deputy Attorney General Bob Ruckelshaus—who was fired by former President Richard Nixon —answered these and other pressing questions during Thursday’s event. A wide range of ages...

Student-led Protests Erupt in Hong Kong

Mason Bryan, Author

October 7, 2014

Massive swaths of people swarmed the streets outside the Hong Kong government headquarters this weekend to demand election reform. A crackdown ensued: Police pepper sprayed the protesters and hurled tear gas canisters into the peaceful demonstration. “This is already much bigger than anything the Beijing or Hong Kong authorities expected,” Larry...

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