Author : Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Jeffrey Cavanaugh About Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Jeffrey Cavanaugh is a Mint Press political analyst and columnist specializing in international relations and US policy. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations, specializing in International Security and Conflict. He has worked as a political science and public administration lecturer at Mississippi State University. Cavanaugh also writes about farm politics and policy, where his work has appeared in agriculture news publications in Illinois.
Tragedy And Farce: How The West Lost Post-Soviet Russia
Tragedy And Farce: How The West Lost Post-Soviet Russia By
Analogies comparing Putin to Hitler miss the mark and conveniently omit the West’s hand in creating the current state of affairs.
The Third-Party Conundrum
The Third-Party Conundrum By
Voting for third-party candidates -- or even just third-party ideals -- doesn’t have to mean that you’re throwing a vote away.
The Internet-Driven Atheist Reformation
The Internet-Driven Atheist Reformation By
The Internet has given everyone unbridled access to information. This access, one computer scientist says, has had an undeniable influence on faith in America.
How Inequality, Diversity And Empire Brought Down The Roman Republic
How Inequality, Diversity And Empire Brought Down The Roman Republic By
With history often so eager to repeat itself, is America, like Rome, doomed?
The Electric Utility Death Spiral
The Electric Utility Death Spiral By
Sunshine is a dark storm set to cripple centralized electric utility companies here in the U.S.
Huntington’s Revenge: The Global increase In Religious And Cultural Conflict
Huntington’s Revenge: The Global increase In Religious And Cultural Conflict By
Shortly after the Cold War ended, an American political scientist predicted a “clash of civilizations.” It turns out that he was shockingly -- and unfortunately -- on point.
Feminism: The 20th Century’s Greatest Idea
Feminism: The 20th Century’s Greatest Idea By
Though over 100 years old, the feminist revolution is still going strong and continuing to unleash its possibilities.
Corruption, Fraud, And Waste – The Fruits Of American Empire
Corruption, Fraud, And Waste – The Fruits Of American Empire By
"The problems with the utterly shambolic, ham-fisted way in which the United States has spent money in this incompetently run war is infuriating and the two examples above are just a tip of the iceberg. "
Things Fall Apart: NASA Predicts The Beginning Of The End
Things Fall Apart: NASA Predicts The Beginning Of The End By
History isn’t short on stories of the falls of civilizations, as historians and poets can both attest. The question that remains, however, is whether we’re learning from the past.
In The Land Of Lincoln, A Renewables Revolution
In The Land Of Lincoln, A Renewables Revolution By
Communities in Illinois are negotiating their energy sources directly with utilities providers. They’re not only getting better deals, but they’re also getting cleaner energy.