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H.R. 1319 - The COVID Relief Bill

H.R. 1319 – The ‘COVID Relief’ Bill

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 10, 2021

The vast majority of major news outlets refer to H.R. 1319 as the “$1.9 trillion COVID relief bill”. Considering how often many of these same news outlets inappropriately use scare quotes, one would...

NASDAQ: The Latest Corporate Advocate for Social Justice

NASDAQ: The Latest Corporate Advocate for Social Justice

Jaden Welborn, Author December 11, 2020

As time goes on, the western world has become more and more progressive. Some social justice solutions are for the better, but many destroy the meritocracy that this country and capitalism were founded...

The Most Egregious of Violations

The Most Egregious of Violations

Avery Heinen December 10, 2020

Many Democratic politicians have been coming under fire recently for bucking the restrictions they put in place to protect their constituents. Many have pointed to the actions of their Republican colleagues,...

Hypocrisy in Leadership

Hypocrisy in Leadership

Adam Erickson, Contributor December 10, 2020

It is an unfortunate reality that almost all proposed ideas for addressing the Covid-19 pandemic have become partisan. From politicians to the general public, everyone seems to be increasingly set in their...

Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In

Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In

Avery Heinen, Contributor November 21, 2020

While Minnesota’s election results won’t be fully certified until the State Canvassing Board meets and gives the thumbs up, the deadline for absentee ballots to be received and counted came and went...

Its Only Fair if We Win

It’s Only Fair if We Win

Avery Heinen, Contributor November 4, 2020

Despite the House’s ‘in-crowd’ calling it “expanding the court,” court packing is far more serious than that deceptive phrasing would have you believe. With the confirmation of Justice Barrett,...

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal makes promises it can not keep.
Avery Heinen, Contributor October 21, 2020

One of the first things you learn in an American civics class is that a president of the United States serves a maximum of two terms in office. This was the precedent set by George Washington when he declined...

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. CST the first, and most consequential, presidential debate aired – with the pandemic, current race tension, and the media surrounding President Donald Trump, the debate...

A challenge to our Antifa critics

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief February 7, 2020

The Minnesota Republic has always provided a positive space for our writers to openly and freely share their opinions and ideas, regardless if they were deemed controversial by the university community....

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Brandon Straka attracts diverse crowd, allows for open conversation

Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2019

On Nov. 7th The Minnesota Republic was excited to welcome Brandon Straka to The University of Minnesota, as a part of his #WalkAway Thought Revolution College Campus Tour. Straka, a self-proclaimed...

Tulsi Gabbard, A Dark Horse Presidential Candidate

Tulsi Gabbard, A Dark Horse Presidential Candidate

Nakul Suresh, Contributor October 26, 2019

An Iraq war veteran. A major in the army national guard. A seven-year Hawaii congresswoman. Tulsi Gabbard is the epitome of an American patriot. But why is she the Democratic establishment’s prime target...

My body my choice is a common saying among feminist artivism- usually toting images of vaginas and breasts.

Augsburg’s unstated political views promote exclusivity

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief September 18, 2019

On September 3rd, 2019 Augburg's A-Mail, a platform for submitted news and announcements had an event posted with the title, "Undoing White Body Supremacy Series" and invitation for,  "Any white faculty...

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