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    LAW, LGBT, PEOPLE, POLITICS

    Obergefell v. Hodges: Marriage, but not Equality

      On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court decided in favor of extending to same-sex couples the right to marry. The case, Obergefell v. Hodges, made national a conception of marriage that had already been enacted in 37 states: that two members of either sex could marry. Though it notably […]

  • Good Trouble

    POLITICS

    Good Trouble

      In the tenth grade, my teacher introduced me to the notion of what she called “good trouble”: political action that is disruptive, erratic, or even dangerous, but that fundamentally does “good” for society. When faced with an institution whose existence is predicated upon their continued subjugation, she explained, the […]

  • France on the Move

    POLITICS, WORLD

    France on the Move

    “People don’t realise that to be a centrist in French politics, and Macron is called a centrist, is very different from being a centrist in American politics.” Christopher Russo interviews Professor David Bell about the French Presidential election.

  • New Measures for Private Prison Divestment Push

    CAMPUS, ECONOMY, NOTES

    New Measures for Private Prison Divestment Push

    By Seyitcan Ucin and George Kunkel This morning, members of Princeton Private Prison Divest (PPPD) – a coalition of Princeton University students, faculty, and staff – published a press release calling for urgent action. It detailed PPPD’s demands that Princeton divest from private prison corporations and corporations that contract exclusively […]

  • Finding  Courage in Catastrophic Times: An Interview with Cornel West

    POLITICS

    Finding Courage in Catastrophic Times: An Interview with Cornel West

    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.

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Reflections on the Distribution of The Tory

Reflections on the Distribution of The Tory

By Katherine Stiefel Midnight two nights ago, I was walking back to my room with a friend when suddenly our conversation was interrupted – the Tory had just published their next issue. Why would I, a member of the Princeton Progressive who less-than-joyfully follows their articles, know about their March […]

New DNC Chairman Tom Perez

A Response to the DNC Election

Despite disappointing results, and compounded feelings of hopelessness, we cannot afford to give up the fight.

Politicizing Princeton on a Monday: March 6 Day of Action

Politicizing Princeton on a Monday: March 6 Day of Action

By Nora Schultz ’19 Princeton Citizen Scientists members are expecting big things for their March 6 Day of Action: they’ve booked the entire Frist Campus Center. And no less remarkably, they’re expecting students to miss a full day of class: the scheduled date is a Monday. However this might be […]

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Bernie Busted

Bernie Busted

Did Bernie hurt Hillary’s chances?

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Learned are the Unionized

Learned are the Unionized

Inside the struggle for grad student unionization.

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The 2016 Election and Capital Punishment

The 2016 Election and Capital Punishment

2016 hasn’t been a great year for opponents of the death penalty. But Steffen Seitz blogs about a few reasons for hope, and a way forward.

The Future of the Democratic Party

The Future of the Democratic Party

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.

Self-Care?

Self-Care?

Comforting one another is not enough; we must challenge each other to stand in spaces of discomfort and not to indulge in mentalities of ‘self-care’ that, meant to keep us sane, have the potential to make us complacent.

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Two university deans at the head of a DREAM-organized rally in support of undocumented students and community members

Preempting Protest

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.

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