Matthew Weinmann

Carrying On: Hillary 2016, what’s the rush?


With the passing of the one-year anniversary of Obama’s re-election, the speculation about 2016 potentials should be heating up. However, the Democratic Party wants to pick a candidate backwards. There is a growing consensus within the party that Hillary Clinton absolutely must be the standard-bearer in 2016—before she even announces her candidacy. The Democratic Party…

Carrying On: Iran, U.S. ready to make nice?


Iran finally seems ready to cut a deal with the West on its nuclear program—it’s just a matter of the West being ready to do the same. The United States needs to suppress its historic distrust of post-revolutionary Iran and see this as the opportunity to develop a working relationship. Ignore Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

Carrying On: Teach regulation, not robbery


Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley have become modern-day robber barons. This term originated in the late 19th century to describe businessmen who accumulated wealth through exploitative practices. They controlled national resources, exerted significant influence over the government, and kept wages low. Although financial institutions are not necessarily contributing to today’s stagnating wages, they…

Carrying On: Dynamic in diversity


After two weeks at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar, I have noticed a stark contrast between how Qatar and the U.S. treat their immigrant workers. From this, I have decided that America’s acceptance of its melting pot tradition truly makes it a stronger country. I know it’s cliché to say we are…

Carrying On: Adversity’s afterglow


Last week’s tragedies in Boston and West Texas caused many to reflect on what they have to be grateful for in their lives. It was a time to ponder the dangers of the crazy world we live in, and how we never know when something terrible is about to happen. In those frightening hours after…

On The Record with GUSA Execs Tisa and Ramadan

On The Record with GUSA Execs Tisa and Ramadan


The Voice sat down Georgetown University Student Association President Nate Tisa (SFS ‘14), and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ‘14), both sworn in Saturday March 16. Why did you decide to appoint some of your former opponents—Jack Appelbaum (COL ‘14), Spencer Walsh (MSB ‘14), and Shavonnia Corbin (SFS ‘14)—to your cabinet, creating a “team of…

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