The Observer

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates, We Have to Talk About the Planet

April 30, 2019

Climate change is the only issue that should matter in the 2020 election. And, though science is not politics, we have allowed our politics to come before science. This must stop.

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

April 30, 2019

Democrats are less than a year out from the heart of the 2020 primary election, and many left-leaning voters are somewhat confused about how we will get there. With an intimidating number of candidates in the field, and new ones seemingly announcing every day, the state of the primary already feels intimidating and exhausting.

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

Schultz 2020: Tall Order, Grande Problem

February 19, 2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz shocked the U.S. political world with his recently expressed interest in running for president in 2020 as a “centrist Independent.” He argues that the two-party system is irreparably broken, pointing to both the damage Trump has caused to the country while in office as well as his fear that the Democratic Party may be moving too far to the left.

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

A Look Into the Declared Female Candidates for the 2020 Election

February 6, 2019

With more than one prominent female candidate, “playing the female-card” is out. The policies of these women will take center stage.

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

The Progressives Aren’t Progressive

February 6, 2019

Here’s why a few of the potential and affirmed Democratic candidates for the 2020 election do not actually represent a progressive vision.

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

February 6, 2019

While we are much too early in the process to accurately predict how primaries will go, we can point to some interesting analysis as to how this already-crowded primary will proceed.