Category: progressive

Gerrymandering vs. The People

Proper democratic discourse in the US has been watered down to effectively strengthen elite groups in their pursuit of power and wealth. These groups take form in two dominant political parties, the Democrats and Republicans. In their endless race for hegemony, their true purpose is forgotten. These parties should not exist to retain power for…

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Save Rural New Jersey!

Roughly five-hundred seventy acres of rural New Jersey is at risk for large scale industrial development. A recent proposal by developer Jandil Land Co. would see that seven new warehouses are built along local route 519 in White Township. The owner, David Jaindl, claims that 75 percent would be developed for warehouses and the rest…

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House Democrats and Senate Republicans Join Forces to Reauthorize the Patriot Act

In November 2019, establishment Democrats joined forces with establishment Republicans to once again, reauthorize the Patriot Act. House Democrats have completely obfuscated their role as an opposing party to the Republicans on this issue. We have two parties that favor government spying and zero parties that are against it. Even more sinister, they sneakily put…

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Betsy DeVos: A Brief History

Serving under the Trump administration as secretary of education, Betsy DeVos has done nothing short of weakening the public school sector and defrauding thousands of college students. She is a strong advocate for school choice, which aides in taking money away from public schools to pour into private school vouchers. This year DeVos backed a…

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The Mass Media Reality

The mass media machine in the United States feeds a constant flow of information to the American people. The majority of this information is filtered through various news broadcast stations and easily accessible web pages online. In the US alone there are roughly 32,000 broadcast stations to pick from, which gives Americans a vast selection…

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The Real Cost of Medicare-for-All

America has been having a complicated healthcare debate for as long as I’ve been interested in politics. Its tough as a young voter to really make heads or tails of this issue, because it’s easy to get bogged down in all the minutia. Healthcare companies and pharmaceutical companies use their lobbying power to sway our…

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