Articles by Sam Mason


Update on Brexit: the options ahead

In a previous article written for the Anchor, there seemed to be a glimpse of hope for Brexit talks despite the partisan impasse. Unfortunately, the past weeks have proven wildly unsuccessful. In recent news, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has admitted to a possible time extension in order to finalize a separation deal…


SCOTUS Update: The Kavanaugh Conundrum

This past weekend was an absolute rollercoaster for the entire political atmosphere surrounding the United States Supreme Court nominee, United States Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and his accuser, psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford. On Thursday, both of the aforementioned people testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Composed and calm, Blasey Ford testified to what she…


The United Nations ‘Sovereignty Week’

President Donald Trump is set to address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 25. When asked what his opening remarks will involve, a source within the administration stated a one-word summary: “Sovereignty.” In addition to his opening remarks to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump plans to highlight two main issues throughout…


China continues its crackdown on religion

In recent months, China has continuously ratcheted up a relentless crackdown on Christian congregations that are scattered throughout Beijing. They have destroyed crosses, shut down churches, burned bibles, and ordered members of churches to sign documents renouncing their faith. According to Bob Fu, who is a representative of the U.S. based group China Aid, stated…


What does Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing mean?

The Yale graduate and newly presented Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has officially been exposed to the harsh political atmosphere that is Washington, D.C. The Senate hearings turned kabuki theatre haven’t provided much help to those who are attempting to disseminate between fact and fiction. Many Americans are still questioning who Judge Kavanaugh is. What…


Perspectives on the Hill

Over the past week, President Trump’s proposed tariff  plan has begun to take shape. He signed two proclamations that will take effect on March 23. As previously reported,  these proclamations will include the 25 percent tariff on  steel and the additional 10 percent tariff on aluminum.  In the past, tariffs and protectionism have only resulted…