President Biden’s State of the Union

President Biden's State of the Union, The Antioch Report

President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday was a reminder of all that has happened in the last two years. Biden opened up by reminding a room full of people that “last year Covid-19 kept us apart,” which was followed by a round of applause as now everyone could gather in the room […]

Senate Fillibusted

Senate Fillibuster, The Antioch Report

“The United States Senate, designed to be the world’s greatest deliberative body, has been rendered a shell of its former self. . . I believe that the threat to our democracy is so grave that we must find a way to pass these voting rights bills.” President Biden Biden has shown a recent shift in […]

New Year, New Me

New Year's Eve, The Antioch Report

All over the world, a new Gregorian calendar year means new goals, new chapters, and new starts. Alongside the traditional “ball drop” in NYC come many different celebrations across the globe. Here are five you might not have known about. 1. In Russia, they observe 12 seconds of total silence leading up to the clock […]

Tragedy Strikes Kentucky and the Midwest

Kentucky Tornado Outbreak, The Antioch Report

As many as 100 lives were lost to the tornado storms in the Midwest and South, leaving many families broken and in mourning. From collapsed distribution centers to family-owned businesses and homes being lifted from the ground, many across the country are devastated. Over 100 people are still missing. Natural disasters affect people across the […]

Instagram for Teens

Instagram for Teens, The Antioch Report

“What I can commit to you today is that no child between the ages of 10 to 12 — should we ever manage to build Instagram for 10- to 12-year-olds — will have access to that without explicit parental consent.” Adam Mosseri, CEO Instagram You might have already forgotten, but back in September there was a […]

Mississippi’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org

Mississippi's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Org, The Antioch Report

An important Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org, is perhaps the most important abortion case in the US in decades. Final arguments were heard yesterday, Dec 1. It could take several months for SCOTUS to issue a decision. Here is the 125-page transcript of the trial. What is the abortion case in Mississippi? […]

(📜, 📜) Buy the US Constitution with Ethereum

Buy the US Constitution with ETH, ConstitutionDAO, The Antioch Report

A decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) with over 13,000 people are bidding at auction on November 18th for the last privately held US Constitution in the world. At the time of writing they have raised over $25mm (5,975 Ethereum), exceeding their original target of $20mm. “What if we held hands and bought the Constitution together?” Context: […]

Happy Veteran’s Day

Happy Veterans Day, The Antioch Report

Today marks the 83rd celebration of Veterans Day. We decided one of the best ways to honor all veterans is to take the time to learn and explain what Veterans Day means and share some lesser-known facts about the holiday.  Why celebrate? Veterans Day is a day to honor and thank the men and women […]

Election Roundup

Election Roundup, The Antioch Report

State and local elections this week caused upsets in key swing states, namely Virginia, where incumbent Governor Terry McAuliffe was ousted by Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin. This is the first time a Republican has won a state-wide election in Virginia since 2009.  Here’s a brief round-up of other election results from this past Tuesday.  New […]

Schooled

Schooled, The Antioch Report

American’s are passing on the College experience, a new report finds. Enrollment rates are down for a second year in a row for a cumulative drop of 6.5% in enrollment since 2019. Many publications are attributing the drop to Covid, but deeper digging reveals that this downward trend has been in the making for a […]