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It’s Time to Seriously Consider Worker Cooperatives

About the author: Kieran Adams is a student in Medford, MA. He is passionate about climate change, economic reform, education, and progressivism. Imagine living in a country where you have zero representation and are ignored daily. A country where those in power don’t listen to citizens and mass organization is required for any significant change. This supposed monarchical country sounds …

Mental health and government funding

Students, specifically high schoolers, have a much harder time coping with and adapting to their ever-changing environment. With depression on the rise in the U.S., the younger millennial and Gen Z generations seem to be the majority of that makeup. Many factors could have driven the recent spike in depression and anxiety in the U.S.—social media, our current political state, …

The 2020 Election: Part One

We are glad to announce our upcoming coverage of the 2020 election, both the DNC primary process as well as the general election. We have posted our first coverage of the primary election in the form of six articles written by our editorial staff concerning the candidates that we consider the be viable contenders for the nomination. Strong arguments often …

The case for Andrew Yang

In an age of political chaos and divisiveness, there’s a new man in town — a man who refers to himself as the “opposite of Donald Trump.” Andrew Yang, the young entrepreneur, champion of UBI, and leader of the Yang Gang, has proven himself to be a major player in the DNC primary election. Yang is a breath of fresh …

The case for Amy Klobuchar

A third-term Senator from Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar has run an intriguing campaign that has only recently gained major traction. Vying for the presidency, Klobuchar stands as a center-left candidate with clear solutions to issues that the American people care about, and someone who could pose a serious threat to President Trump. Taking pride in being able to “disagree without being …

The case for Pete Buttigieg

The 2020 election. With Democrats and Republicans gearing up for the primaries, a heated race between the remaining Democratic candidates is underway. One such candidate, South Bend’s former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, launched his campaign in April of 2019. A young, charming candidate that reflects Obama type optimism, Pete has shifted from someone voters didn’t take seriously to a frontrunner in …

The case for Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren is undoubtedly the strongest candidate for President. Warren has a very strong track record of fighting for the common man, so she can be trusted when she promises to improve ordinary people’s lives if elected President. Having been the driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Warren has had a significant hand in …

The case for Bernie Sanders

The 2020 election presents us with the opportunity to nominate someone to take down President Trump in the general election and serve to fight for progress. Who better than Senator Bernie Sanders? Sanders is clearly the top leader in this race when it comes to grassroots support. In Q4 alone, his campaign raised a staggering $34.5 million — nearly $10 …

The case for Joe Biden

2020 brings us a pivotal DNC primary race with the opportunity to pit one candidate against President Trump. The man for the job? Former Vice President Joe Biden. As a Monmouth University poll conducted in December 2019 found, voters are more likely to vote for a candidate with political experience rather than an outsider (56% to 35%). A February 2019 …

Prison Polls: a look into voting disenfranchisement for those still incarcerated

When Ava Duvanay debuted her latest Netflix Series “When They See Us,”  American citizens were forced to reexamine their views on our nation’s incarcerated and challenge racialized stigma of those behind bars. For decades, suffrage for marginalized people affected by voting disenfranchisement has been reformed in many states. For example, this past November, voters in Florida favored giving felons the …