How black conservatives fit into Trump’s GOP

November 14, 2017 Elijah Swedlow 0

More African-Americans voted for Trump in 2016 than they have for a Republican in over a decade. The United States is used to black voters voting overwhelmingly for Democrats, and African-American’s are the most partisan racial group in the U.S. Republicans haven’t gotten more than 40 percent of the black vote since 1936, according to data from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

North Korea avoids brunt of punishing sanctions

October 3, 2017 Elijah Swedlow 0

Sanctions might never be enough to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear ambitions, experts say. North Korea has been under sanctions for decades, so they’ve developed ways of maneuvering around them which make sanctions unlikely to produce diplomatic results, Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, an associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, said.