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Trump’s 2020 census proposals threaten to underrepresent LGBTQ+, minority groups

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer April 18, 2018

The U.S. census is administered every 10 years as a means of measuring the population of the country and the demographics of the people who live here. It has generally been apolitical, and politicians...

Cambridge Analytica threatens privacy of millions of Facebook users

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer April 11, 2018

It may not come to a surprise to anyone, but now on the list of possible threats to Western democracy, along with Russia, North Korea and the possible future where Sarah Palin runs for office again, is...

States must protect children by repealing child marriage laws

States must protect children by repealing child marriage laws

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer April 4, 2018

In today's news cycle, the average lifespan of any discussion has become increasingly short, displacing the desire for meaningful discussions. People have lost any semblance of an attention span, and in...

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

March 21, 2018

The following columns are opinions and do not represent the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Taking down the Confederate monuments is a good first step in acknowledging the discriminatory history...

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer March 14, 2018

Following a year filled with fake news, neo-Nazi rallies and waves of white nationalism, the powers that be are finally taking a stand by definitively stating that Nazis are bad. For those feeling excited...

U.S. should adopt automatic opt-in organ donation

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer March 7, 2018

There is no rule on what should be done with your body after you die. Some people choose to be buried, some choose to be cremated and some choose to donate their organs. Most of the world, including...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer March 5, 2018

In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on...

Pruitt’s deregulation at the EPA threatens Gulf Coast ecosystems

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

In April 2010, the British Petroleum-affiliated drill site Deep Water Horizon experienced a cataclysmic oil spill, causing pollution on an unprecedented scale. The oil spill killed a large amount of marine...

Trump’s solar tariffs perpetuate denial of climate change

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer February 7, 2018

On Jan. 22, President Donald Trump imposed a new tariff targeting washing machines and, more frustratingly, solar energy. These new taxes, dubbed “safeguard tariffs,” are being framed as an important...

Department of Justice’s marijuana policy threatens drug decriminalization in New Orleans

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer January 24, 2018

Marijuana has come under attack in 2018, and there does not appear to be an end in sight for both recreational and medicinal users. On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back policies the...

Betsy DeVos's Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Betsy DeVos’s Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer October 5, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education officially rescinded its guidance for universities and protections directly related to Title IX on Sept. 22. The official statement did not indicate the reasons for this...

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