Alexandra Cardinale curious, quirky, and vivacious student currently researching Communications, Business and Law at New York University. Her extensive study in 16 countries have given her a unique perspective on both domestic U.S. policy and current international policy outside. She works to apply this inquisitive point of view to her writings here at PolicyMic and to any and all of her political discussions.
A Brief History of How Marijuana Became Illegal in the U.S.
Black Friday History: The Story Behind the Mad Dash For Stuff
Number Of 3D Printed Guns Could Explode With Expiration Of the Undetectable Firearms Act
Healthcare.gov Was Targeted for a Cyberattack, According to One Obama Administration Official
The FEC Will Let You Donate Bitcoins to a Political Campaign
How the Shutdown Could Make Federal Employees Richer
5 Inspiring Images From Texas's "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" Anti-Rape Protest
In This Economy, People Turn to Their Bodies to Pay the Bills
Don't Blame Gerrymandering For the Government Shutdown
National Parks Closed to the Public, Open to Loggers
John Boehner Orders Congressional Gym to Stay Open Despite Shutdown
Wendy Davis Challenges Republican-Dominated Texas In Upcoming Governor Race
Switzerland's Marijuana Policy May Be the Best One Yet
Watch This Millionaire Tell Poor People They Can Live Without Food Aid
Public Schools to Take the Heat in Government Shutdown, But Loans Will Stay Intact For Now
Miss World Protests: Violent Extremists Won't Stop Beauty Pageant
David Gilmour is "Not Interested" In Books Written By Women — So What?
Secret Documents Reveal U.S. Air Force Almost Dropped Deadly H-Bomb On North Carolina
Porn Stars Return to Work As L.A. Lifts Filming Ban
This Guy Was Robbing a Disabled Veteran — Until His Mom Stepped in