A Green New Deal Makes Economic And Environmental Sense
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A Green New Deal Makes Economic And Environmental Sense

Last Tuesday, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Massachusetts’ own U.S. Senator Ed Markey took the ambitious steps to formally reintroduce their signature bill, the Green New Deal. With new Democratic control of both houses of Congress and the White House, it appears as though the most sweeping piece of climate legislation in…

In Order To Deliver Results, The Filibuster Must Go
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In Order To Deliver Results, The Filibuster Must Go

When Americans head to the polls in November of 2022 to cast their votes in the midterm elections, they will surely be pondering a wide range of issues: How did the Democratic Party, upon recently gaining control of the legislative and executive branches, help put food on the table during COVID-19? How did it work…

Carter: Amy Coney Barrett’s Originalism is Dangerous. Very Dangerous.
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Carter: Amy Coney Barrett’s Originalism is Dangerous. Very Dangerous.

Originalism is a deeply partisan, political ideology that shrouds itself in the language of protecting the Constitution and democracy through serious intellectual rigidity. With Barrett now confirmed to the Supreme Court, the convincing, yet hollow, rhetoric of this formidable ideology on the court will be a force to contend with if we want to protect civil and human rights in America. 

Carter: Government’s Mismanagement of COVID-19 Causes Ordinary People to Fall More Behind
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Carter: Government’s Mismanagement of COVID-19 Causes Ordinary People to Fall More Behind

The government’s mismanagement of priorities and dysfunction within its coronavirus response has resulted in extreme hardship for much of the everyday population, and without serious reflection on how to help people to survive these difficult times, many more people will die preventable deaths, suffer from extreme stress, and lose out on valuable early education.

Biden Team: Take Notes from Markey
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Biden Team: Take Notes from Markey

The progressive left has heard the same refrain time and time again from moderate and conservative commentators—that young, left-wing voters ask for too much from their candidates, refuse to compromise, and demand unreasonable“purity tests”. In the Massachusetts Senate primary, it was certainly an uphill battle for an old, white man who voted in favor of...