Oakton Outlook

The Lost Generation: Remembering 9/11 in the Face of Islamophobia

Emily Bach, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

  Of the people that will likely read this article, none were old enough to remember 9/11. None of us fully understand the terror that struck the hearts of Americans when the towers fell or when the streets filled with r...

(Green New) Deal or no deal?

Wendy Gao, Editorial Board

March 11, 2019

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, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2019

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

March 1, 2019

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

   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, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019

  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...

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