The Daily Utah Chronicle

Reese: The LDS Church has a White Nationalist Problem

Reese: The LDS Church has a White Nationalist Problem

By Isaac Reese

September 10, 2019

  White nationalist activity is on the rise in the United States, and the state of Utah is no exception. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah’s most dominant religious and cultural influence, has always had fringe white nationalists within its membership, many of whom first ...

Reese: Stand in Solidarity with the People of Hong Kong

Reese: Stand in Solidarity with the People of Hong Kong

By Isaac Reese

August 16, 2019

For weeks, the people of Hong Kong have taken to the streets to protest their government and to show support for democracy. People young and old have peacefully protested against the government for allowing influence from mainland China into their local government. The tension began to build when a controversial extradition bill (supported by Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam) was introduced that...

Reese: Mass Incarceration is a Form of Voter Suppression

Reese: Mass Incarceration is a Form of Voter Suppression

By Isaac Reese

July 21, 2019

  It is no secret that the United States federal government — as well as state governments across the country — has a history of implementing laws to prevent communities of color from exercising their right to vote. Mass incarceration conceived by the War on Drugs is another tactic to suppress the vote of thousands of people long after their prison sent...

Reese: Close the Camps

Reese: Close the Camps

By Isaac Reese

July 13, 2019

  It is undoubtable that the U.S. government and U.S. border patrol are currently placing thousands of migrants into what should be considered concentration camps. Since Donald Trump was elected, the U.S. government has become responsible for at least 24 deaths within these camps, seven of them children. They are also responsible for the effects of the inhumane immigration policies perpetrated by the Trum...

Reese: The University of Utah Failed Lauren McCluskey

Reese: The University of Utah Failed Lauren McCluskey

By Isaac Reese

July 4, 2019

  Lauren McCluskey’s death was preventable. While the University of Utah has claimed that there was no action it could've taken to prevent this, their assertions are obviously untrue — so much so that it's disturbing that that three university employees of the Department of Safety were given awards for how they ...

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