Opinion: not embracing progressive policies is political suicide for the Democratic Party

Progressive climate justice group Sunrise Movement protests outside a government building. Photo credit: Sunrise Movement.
January 13, 2021

As Democrats across the country celebrated President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Republican incumbent Donald Trump, many overlooked the substantial number of seats lost in the House of Representatives....

Does Biden have what it takes to be strong on climate once in office?

Activists protesting outside of Blackrock in San Francisco on December 12th, 2019.
November 19, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the first major-party nominee to include robust climate policy in his presidential platform, but environmental activists say it’s not enough. While the Vice President’s...

Opinion: Cori Bush is the future of the Democratic Party

Opinion: Cori Bush is the future of the Democratic Party
October 19, 2020

In April of 2019, I, along with Palmer Dean ‘22, had the opportunity to hear Cori Bush speak at the Castro Theater after the San Francisco premiere of Knock Down the House. The documentary follows four...

Opinion: Bernie Sanders is best for the Democratic Party

June 10, 2020

For many members of the Urban community, the 2020 presidential primaries will be the first time they are eligible to vote and decide for themselves which candidate best represents their interests and values....

Catching up on the race for the presidency

(L-R) Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Conflict of Interest Rule at the Center for American Progress with Congressperson Xavier Becerra, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Cory Booker, Congressperson John Sarbanes, and Congressman John Delaney on April 6, 2016. Photo Credit: Department of Labor
December 1, 2019

With the presidential elections just around the corner and the primary elections approaching fast, it is time for America (and even some Urban students) to decide who they want to be the next President...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What's Next?
December 20, 2018

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun...

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