The Observer

Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

March 21, 2019

In the context of Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, which would be a massive economic stimulus to address climate change and income inequality, $50 billion would barely make a dent in this piece of legislation.

Redefining Socialism: Bringing Hope Back to the Democratic Platform

Redefining Socialism: Bringing Hope Back to the Democratic Platform

November 7, 2018

We need to start redefining the way the left is viewed in America. The primary term that needs a new definition is socialism.

Will a Decentralized Midterm Strategy Work for Democrats?

Will a Decentralized Midterm Strategy Work for Democrats?

September 26, 2018

To my fellow Democrats: you may be wondering whether or not the party’s strategy in the 2018 midterm el...

Make the Democrats Win Again

December 9, 2017

After a bruising defeat in the 2016 presidential election to the most unpopular presidential candidat...

Extremist Politics Has Gone Too Far

Extremist Politics Has Gone Too Far

August 28, 2017

On Oct. 11, 2008, a spectator at a John McCain rally told the Republican presidential candidate that...

Democrats Must Move Left or Die

Democrats Must Move Left or Die

November 16, 2016

By JOHN McCULLOUGH Opinions Editor In the early hours of Nov. 9, Donald J. Trump was declared the...

Obamacare Was Not Worth a Government Shutdown

Obamacare Was Not Worth a Government Shutdown

October 24, 2013

By KAMRUN NESA Copy Editor Published: October 24, 2013 After 16 agonizing days of filibusters and debates, the United States government has finally br...

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

February 27, 2013

By ELLEN FISHBEIN Staff Writer Published: February 27, 2013 The word ‘sequestration’ sounds scary, full of hisses and sharp, unvoiced consonants. But what is s...

Lower Youth Turnout Expected for Election Day 2012

Lower Youth Turnout Expected for Election Day 2012

November 5, 2012

By IAN MCKENNA Managing Editor Published: November 5, 2012 Youth voter turnout is likely to decline in the 2012 presidential election as a ...

College Dems Hold Voter Registration Drive

College Dems Hold Voter Registration Drive

February 1, 2012

By Harry Huggins News Co-Editor Published: February 1, 2012 This week through Feb. 2, and next mon...

Does a Catholic Vote Matter?

May 30, 2011

‘No Monolithic Catholic Position’ Can be Determined By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: November 15, 2007 FORDHAM—Since 1932, the majority of Catholic votes have gone to the winner in the presidential elections, indicating the strength of the Catholic viewpoint. Catholics have traditionally aligned themselv...