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Ryan McElveen
Suffern, NY

Ryan McElveen

I’m a graduate student in International Affairs at Columbia and have spent most of my life roaming the Northeast corridors of both the U.S. and China.

Archive: Ryan McElveen

Rebels without a cause

Tea Partiers have empty cups and young voters have full plates.

By Ryan McElveen | October 21, 2010; 02:15 PM ET | Comments (4)

The complexities of conversation

I received quite a few critiques for my conversation between Hillary and Barack.

By Ryan McElveen | October 21, 2010; 06:44 AM ET | Comments (7)

An ode to Penn Station

This past Monday, a birthday came and went.

By Ryan McElveen | October 20, 2010; 01:56 PM ET | Comments (8)

This week's polluter of purity

Our Creator--as delineated by the 2000 U.S. census--endowed us with five unalienable races: white, black, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic and the pursuit of 'other.'

By Ryan McElveen | October 20, 2010; 09:26 AM ET | Comments (4)

Exit stage left: Whoopi and Joy

Democrats all over the country have been running away from a record of which they should be proud.

By Ryan McElveen | October 19, 2010; 01:25 PM ET | Comments (3)

The differences between women and men are a beautiful thing

Christine O'Donnell emerged as the candidate for Delaware senator equipped with more questions than answers.

By Ryan McElveen | October 19, 2010; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (6)

Hillary for vice president

Setting: Obama has just returned to the Oval Office after his morning workout, and he's decided it's time to pop the question.

By Ryan McElveen | October 18, 2010; 02:13 PM ET | Comments (7)

From failed state to fecund state

Regional powers have been preparing for the collapse of North Korea while the U.S. twiddles its thumbs.

By Ryan McElveen | October 18, 2010; 09:52 AM ET | Comments (7)

How to get out of the traffic jam

We should follow China's lead and make public transit as exciting as an iPhone launch.

By Ryan McElveen | October 11, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (12)

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