Progressive climate justice group Sunrise Movement protests outside a government building. Photo credit: Sunrise Movement.

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

Cooper Makhijani and Simon Hereford 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....

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

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

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer 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

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer 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

Ellie Lerner, News and Opinions Editor 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....

Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop , Managing Editor June 10, 2020

On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of...

Democrats and republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop , Managing Editor May 17, 2020

2020-05-15 10.48.01 On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech...

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