Voices from the Underground

Rebranding of Racism in America under Donald Trump

Rebranding of Racism in America under Donald Trump

Intolerance is thriving in Donald Trump’s America. What began with calls to build the wall has evolved into mass protests of white men screaming “blood and soil”. This past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia these protests left a community reeling after a terrorist drove from Ohio to Virginia to use his car as a weapon of mass violence. The incident left a 32-year-old paralegal and civil rights activist named Heather Heyer dead. A woman was killed because she took a stand against the ugliness...


Dear Trump Voters, Do you Feel Buyer's Remorse Yet?

Dear Trump Voters, Do you Feel Buyer's Remorse Yet?

As we enter the second half of President Trump’s first hundred days in office, America is starting to get a clearer picture of what “Making America Great Again” looks like. Trump started off innocently enough by implementing an irresponsible federal hiring freeze and issuing an executive order demanding two regulations be removed for every new one put into place. From there, he followed through on a campaign promise to scrap the widely misunderstood TPP. It is at this point, Trump began to reveal his true colors and let his inner authoritarian come out.

 


Bourgie Chukka


What We Can Expect From President Trump

What We Can Expect From President Trump

Shortly after taking the oath of office and swearing to uphold and protect the Constitution, Donald Trump took a weekend off to revel in the afterglow...or let the massive protests taking place across the nation fizzle out. Either way, before sneaking away for a weekend of vacation, something Sean Spicer swore he’d never do, Trump pushed through two agenda items that indicate the direction his administration is going to take.


The first was to eliminate a mortgage fee cut...


The New Normal: The Hate of the Alt-Right

The New Normal: The Hate of the Alt-Right

Weeks have passed since Election Day, when voters took to the polls. Over 2.5 million more voters casted their ballots for Hillary Clinton, but Donald Trump won the Electoral College by a considerable margin. Despite his victory, this is far from a mandate.

 

Still in the wake of Trump’s victory, Democrats have been left staring at full Republican control of the federal government and protests have taken place across the country. While many are still piecing together the causes of Clinton’s defeat, others are facing the harsh reality that life will be different for...