Here's a rundown of the 2020 Democratic primary candidates.
Despite the fact that in North Carolina, Democrats won the popular vote in the 2018 election, the Republicans still have control of the majority of the seats in the General Assembly and both of the state’s seats in Congress.
"Justifying the actions of ICE fundamentally requires that one believes that immigrants are less deserving of fundamental rights than other people, a vision of the world that places human worth on a hierarchy determined by where a person was born."
"To the students here at UNC who intend to go into urban planning: you have so much potential to do good in this world, and I implore you to do what you can to transform housing from a commodity to a human right."
As recently as 2015, the TSA failed to detect smuggled weapons during tests 95% of the time.
“'The Wall' that Trump and the Republican base have rallied around should be understood as a symbolic project representing their worldview rather than a feasible policy proposal."
An important component of any bill that legalizes marijuana, however, should be the release of all prisoners held on marijuana-related charges, as well as some compensation for their legal persecution. Ending a long-standing tool of systemic oppression is not enough; we will also have to undo the damage that this oppression created.
" Departing from my usual focus on politics, I’ve opted to recommend some music for the tense atmosphere. "
"If the private sector dictates our future, then we are guaranteed not to have one."
Compensation for labor is declining, but corporate profits are growing exponentially. The source? Corporate "monsopsony," when businesses have the exclusive power to buy a commodity.