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There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

December 6, 2018

As an American citizen, I am grateful and proud to share the benefits of citizenship with anyone who calls this country home.

Free Speech Belongs on College Campuses

Free Speech Belongs on College Campuses

December 5, 2018

It is possible to sit in a room with someone you disagree with and discuss what the issues are and then walk out of that room as friends.

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

December 4, 2018

By utilizing the higher standard of “clear and convincing evidence,” DeVos rightfully raises the burden of proof in order to make investigations more closely resemble a true criminal trial.

What Democrats Can Learn from the Midterms

What Democrats Can Learn from the Midterms

November 18, 2018

But where does the party go from here, and is the Democratic Party still on the right track to take back the White House in 2020? The two-word answer to these crucial questions: It’s complicated.

You Voted, Now Keep Voting

You Voted, Now Keep Voting

November 14, 2018

Do something. Do anything to participate in our political process. Go to protests. Show up to town halls. Heck, run for office yourself.

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

November 14, 2018

The United States and its progressive neighbor Canada are the world’s only developed countries (as defined by the International Monetary Fund) which grant unrestricted citizenship to children of noncitizens.

Climate Change Is Worse Than You Think

Climate Change Is Worse Than You Think

November 14, 2018

To call this a climate catastrophe would be a gross understatement; even our most severe labels seem paltry when compared to the enormity of the issue.

No, We Shouldn’t Embrace Socialism

No, We Shouldn’t Embrace Socialism

November 14, 2018

Economics aside, the very concept of socialism, even “democratic” socialism, is immoral.

The Rise of a Tyrant: Start Caring About Bolsonaro

The Rise of a Tyrant: Start Caring About Bolsonaro

November 14, 2018

He would rather his son die in a car accident than be gay. He told a woman she was “too ugly to be raped.” His name is J...

Staff Editorial: Vigilance in Victory

Staff Editorial: Vigilance in Victory

November 14, 2018

Americans voting in large numbers was fantastic, but those voters organizing all year long will result in changes like never before.

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

November 7, 2018

On Sept. 16, Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her surfaced across various media outlets. She reluctantly came forward, knowing the negative impact it ...

Celebrities Should Not Have Opinions

Celebrities Should Not Have Opinions

November 7, 2018

I’m sorry — the old, apolitical Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, because she’s a Democrat.

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