Peaslee Duo Places Fifth at Nationals

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Linnet Davis-Stermitz

The merits and flaws of the World Trade Organization

Russia is likely to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) this week — or even on the day of this column’s publication — after nearly 18 years of talks. Though perhaps the nation would have joined sooner if not for their brief

Combating climate change with a carbon tax

I don’t want to be apocalyptic, but perhaps there is no other way to make my point. Many Swatties may be aware of, an organization aiming to fix the climate crisis through grassroots action. is named for a target for

Solyndra scandal compromises US energy policy

I think we can all agree that the still unfolding Solyndra debacle is not going to end well for the President — even if allegations of corruption are unsubstantiated. Things are so bad for Obama that no “spin” is necessary to make