Author: Max Wishnefski

Marijuana Prohibition On The Ropes

In November, Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. While medical use of cannabis is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia, the herb remains highly illegal under…

Genes and Memes Drive US Demographic Shift

Republicans suffered a major electoral defeat in 2012. Barack Obama remains president, and the Republican establishment is reeling. From party leaders to the rank-and-file, Republicans are busy picking through the ruins of defeat — and planning their next moves. Historic demographic changes underline…