The Tulane Hullabaloo

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

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Views

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 typically try to update it...

Cambridge Analytica threatens privacy of millions of Facebook users

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Filed under Views

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 Facebook. According to a March 17 report by the New York Times, F...

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

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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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 the U.S., takes part in wha...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

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 Drugs." Nearly 30 years later, in a time when more Americans die from an opioid overdose in ...

Pruitt’s deregulation at the EPA threatens Gulf Coast ecosystems

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

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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 life and harmed local...

Trump’s solar tariffs perpetuate denial of climate change

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Views

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 and necessary move t...

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

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

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 Department of Justice put in place under the Obama Administration. In doing so, he initiated what will bec...

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