Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner is an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Florida State College at Jacksonville. He conducts independent study on the American conservative movement and foreign policy. When he is not talking politics, Richard is an aspiring novelist, and culinary hobbyist. Richard holds MSc from London School of Economics in Political Science.
Stop The Hate 2018 And Heal American Democracy

By Richard Wagner | Published 06.11.2018.

Stop The Hate 2018 And Heal American Democracy

Following the deadly attack on a Pittsburg synagogue, President Trump did something rather unprecedented, for him.  He…

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New Sanctions On Iran Due To Child Soldiers And Continued Acts Of Terrorism

By Richard Wagner | Published 16.10.2018.

New Sanctions On Iran Due To Child Soldiers And Continued Acts Of Terrorism

A Senior Official of the Trump administration announced today a new round of sanctions, which will focus on the Basij Resistance…

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Will 2018 Be A Conventional Midterm For An Unconventional President?

By Richard Wagner | Published 24.09.2018.

Will 2018 Be A Conventional Midterm For An Unconventional President?

The 2016 election may have just been a fluke, or, it may have been a sign that the very expertise of academics, pollsters,…

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Pompeo Met With Kim Jong Un Ahead Of His Upcoming Nomination For Sec. Of State

By Richard Wagner | Published 18.04.2018.

Pompeo Met With Kim Jong Un Ahead Of His Upcoming Nomination For Sec. Of State

Following Pompeo’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, the Trump Administration seems confident that he will be confirmed by the Senate,…

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What Paul Ryan’s Retirement Really Symbolizes

By Richard Wagner | Published 12.04.2018.

What Paul Ryan’s Retirement Really Symbolizes

Paul Ryan’s choice to not seek re-election has more to do with the ever-changing Republican Party, than with the predicted…

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Trump Declares War On China's Unfair Trade Practices

By Richard Wagner | Published 22.03.2018.

Trump Declares War On China's Unfair Trade Practices

President Trump declares war on China's unfair trade practices with a series of tariffs.   Today, President Trump announced…

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FLOTUS Speaks Up Against Cyberbullying At A Roundtable With Tech Leaders

By Richard Wagner | Published 20.03.2018.

FLOTUS Speaks Up Against Cyberbullying At A Roundtable With Tech Leaders

First Lady Melania Trump spoke against cyberbullying at a roundtable with tech leaders, from Google, Amazon, Facebook, and…

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Should America Adopt Paper Ballots Nationwide?

By Richard Wagner | Published 18.03.2018.

Should America Adopt Paper Ballots Nationwide?

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has recently introduced a bill that would require, and fund, the states to use paper ballots…

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Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Will Not Apply To Canada And Mexico

By Richard Wagner | Published 08.03.2018.

Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Will Not Apply To Canada And Mexico

The new steel and aluminum tariffs will apply to all countries except Canada and Mexico. What does this all mean for Americans? Today,…

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The Pattern Of Senseless Mass Murders In America, Continues. Yet, We Fail To Act

By Richard Wagner | Published 18.02.2018.

The Pattern Of Senseless Mass Murders In America, Continues. Yet, We Fail To Act

A vicious cycle of killing sprees is a uniquely American problem. We all knew it but failed to act. It all started with…

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Dear President Trump: Transparency Cuts Both Ways

By Richard Wagner | Published 15.02.2018.

Dear President Trump: Transparency Cuts Both Ways

Transparency is crucial to upholding any semblance of democracy in America.  That is why all information across the spectrum…

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Analysis: DACA And The Shutdown

By Richard Wagner | Published 21.01.2018.

Analysis: DACA And The Shutdown

Why the shutdown? Political Analyst Richard Wagner considers the partisan conflicts that lead to the current government shutdown. Most…

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Martin Luther King On The Evils Of War

By Richard Wagner | Published 14.01.2018.

Martin Luther King On The Evils Of War

Richard Wagner seeks to further understand Dr. King by examining his warnings against the evil of militarism. Militarism…

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Senator-Elect Doug Jones is Unlikely To Be A DNC “Puppet”

By Richard Wagner | Published 12.12.2017.

Senator-Elect Doug Jones is Unlikely To Be A DNC “Puppet”

Despite Trump’s warning to Alabama voters that he would be a puppet of the DNC, Doug Jones is likely to be a somewhat independent…

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Democrats Need To Embrace Change To Be Able To Compete Nationally Again

By Richard Wagner | Published 08.11.2017.

Democrats Need To Embrace Change To Be Able To Compete Nationally Again

Democrats can’t hope to win simply by being the alternative to a disastrous Republican administration. They need a strategy,…

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