Did Bernie hurt Hillary’s chances?
We have to be long distance runners in struggle for truth and justice. I recall in 1980 I felt the same thing when Reagan won. Here we are, thirty-six years later, with the triumph of Trump.
Alicia wrestled with these challenges from childhood to her early teenage years, until President Barack Obama issued a life-changing executive action: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). “Now, it’s hard to imagine my life without it,” Alicia said.
The Democrats must elect someone who represents the future of the party, rather than someone who embodies the failed policies and mistakes of the past.
Demonstrations, like the one this past week in support of making Princeton a sanctuary campus, are all we can do, as of now, to resist what a Trump administration might bring. But it would be a mistake to expect Princeton University and its administrators to do anything concrete to protect the people whose lives are stake.
By Kelly Hatfield ’17 TW: sexual violence, victim blaming, offensive language When I was in third grade and in the car on the way to school, I was told what to do if I was physically assaulted—I was taught to kick between the person’s legs with all the strength my […]
by Tajin Rogers This year’s election cycle has seen an outsized media focus on the presidential campaign—and understandably so, given the stakes of the race. But there are, of course, other important electoral contests this year. With Democrats looking poised to take the seats of Republican incumbents in Wisconsin and […]
The standard of proof required to charge someone with ideologically motivated terrorism in the courts of press and popular opinion has dropped to an all-time low, and we are perfectly content for the evidence to consist solely of circumstance and demographics, regardless of ideology.
Still, each “people’s” – each group’s – struggles and experiences are its own, disparate and different. That means limits exist to my understanding and ability to empathize. And by recognizing that, I refuse to make blanket statements, i.e., the struggles that we, as persons of color, face today.
I’m no great patriot, but feel confident declaring that the United Kingdom is neither 52 percent ‘stupid’ nor 52 percent racist. Concerns about immigration were deemed to be the prime mover of Brexit, yet even so, I was reluctant to myopically interpret this as simple racism.
So far, the focus of the left has been on the outcome of the election—Clinton or Sanders, then Clinton or Trump? However, we believe that progressives must focus on the day after the election.