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Editorial: Heed Macron’s warning about nationalism

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron were photographed together at an event in Paris on July 13, 2017.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 13, 2018

The centennial demonstrated that a century hasn’t made foreign relations any simpler — in fact, we may be sliding back into old habits. And French President Emmanuel Macron made a serious case for the collective good at a time when the forces of nationalism are dividing the world in the same way they did leading up to WWI.

Editorial: Bolsonaro threatens democracy

Then-deputy Jair Bolsonaro argued with Maria do Rosario during a general commission in the Chamber of Deputies while discussing violence against women.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 5, 2018

Leaders and parties that exercise dictator-like control over the governments to which they were elected pose an intense, immediate threat to democracy worldwide. Civil liberties, freedom of the press and global security are at stake.

Young voters: Lead by example to fight nationalsim

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Christin Snyder / Opinions Editor

June 27, 2017

“I mean, I voted, but why does it matter? London will never listen.” When I asked my new Scottish friend about the United Kingdom’s recent election, he responded with pure ambivalence. He truly cares about the issues at hand, but he, like many other Scots, has long struggled with misrepresent...

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