Oakton Outlook

(Green New) Deal or no deal?

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Politics, Web exclusive

Reminiscent of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program to help Americans find opportunities during the Great Depression in the 1930s, the Green New Deal promises to transform the economy and launch America into an era of ...

A Modern Day Holocaust: China’s Muslim Internment Camps

Emily Bach

March 2, 2019

Filed under Politics, World News

China’s Communist Party has long been subject to western criticisms of human rights abuses. From the party’s widely-covered suppression of internet freedom to off-the-record torture cases in ‘black jails,’ or extralega...

The Dangers of Being Politically Correct

Asher Tankel, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Politics

Jussie Smollett, an actor on the critically-acclaimed show Empire, was seemingly attacked by two men wearing MAGA hats and yelling racial slurs on January 29th, 2018. This attack prompted a media firestorm. Many celebrities on ...

What We Know About the Kashmir Crisis

Connor Maloney, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under News, Politics, World News

   The border between India and Pakistan, particularly the Himalayan region of Kashmir, has been a cause of several conflicts between the two countries since the Partition of British India in 1947. India and Pakistan have f...

What Trump’s Shutdown Means for the Future of American Democracy

Emily Bach

January 21, 2019

Filed under National News, News, Opinion, Politics

  Throughout the government shutdown, Trump has repeatedly bashed Democratic leaders for their inability to compromise on border security. The shutdown, fueled primarily by Trump’s demands for funding for a border w...

FCPS goes solar

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Filed under Feature, Local News, Oakton News, Oakton students, Politics

In the words of School Board Member Ryan McElveen, “2018 has been the year of the student activist.” While students across Fairfax County procured notable achievements in areas like dress code reform and climate chang...

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