Evan Bruning

The Privacy of Politics

I had the privilege of being a panelist at last Mondays “The Politics of Privacy” event, co-hosted by Generation Citizen, the NU College Democrats, the NU College Republicans, and the Northeastern University Political Review. The main speaker of the event was Chris Farlone, a journalist for DigBoston who had uncovered a story about how the […]

Big Brother Is Here To Stay

Big Brother is here. Earlier this year, Edward Snowden exposed the full reach and extent to which the American government spies not only on its own people, but on foreign governments and even its supposed allies in Mexico, France, Germany, and the European Union. The National Security Agency (NSA) collects massive amounts of phone data, […]

On Violence In America

  Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Newtown. Each name evokes frightful images. You knew where you were when you heard about Aurora, when you heard about Newtown. It is time that we, as Americans, sit down and talk about guns and the violence dilemma that we face. Something must be done. All solutions are on the […]

Forecasting: 2016

Believe it or not, candidates have already started jockeying for the 2016 presidential race. Here is a quick look at which candidates have taken the early lead in the race for 2016. The Republicans: Paul Ryan The conservative heartthrob is almost certain to run in the 2016 campaign. He is now a household name and […]

Unelect the Electoral College

The Electoral College is the entity that, despite ongoing popular opposition, continues to choose the leader of the free world. In the College, there are 538 total electoral votes, and the number of electoral votes each state receives is equal to the number of Senators plus the number of House Representatives, ensuring a minimum of […]