Politics

A Return to the Local

A Return to the Local

“Thinking local” means being willing to put our bodies on the line to fight, not only against injustices that take place overseas, but also against injustices that take place in our own backyards. It means demanding representation not only the macro-political level, but also on the most basic, municipal level. It means remembering that the decision-making processes that effect our everyday lives should not be out of reach.

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Economy

To Assess Obama’s Legacy, Look at Obamacare

To Assess Obama’s Legacy, Look at Obamacare

Despite the initial catastrophe of the Healthcare.gov rollout last fall, the implementation of Obamacare bounced back and represents nothing like the bureaucratic nightmare once feared by conservatives.

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The Bubble

Tory-Watch

Tory-Watch

There are certain texts from which one can derive new meaning and value upon every occasion of reading and re-reading. There’s the Declaration of Independence, The Great Gatsby, and the Bible. It is not surprising that one might encounter this sort of masterpiece during four years at Princeton. And lo and behold, in what was only my first week here, one was slipped under my door.

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More Analysis

Dispatch from Tehran

Dispatch from Tehran

“I’m a girl. But I decided it was easier to be a guy.” I met her at a hair salon in Tehran, one summer when I was visiting family in Iran. She was a client of our family friend. But peculiarly enough, she walked in without a hijab.

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The Democrats’ Neglected Base

The Democrats’ Neglected Base

The Democrats can blame whomever they want for their recent losses in the midterm elections. And while they may blame President Obama’s abysmal approval ratings, a nation scarred by a seemingly never-ending list of crises, a partisan Congress or a more cunning Republican Party, the culprits are the Democrats themselves.

Protesters holding signs that read "Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies"

Beyond Coexistence

To coexist and to talk are not the same as to act. Creating a shared society will require tremendous effort to break down the structural barriers that separate Jews and Arabs from participating as equals in economic and social life.

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To Assess Obama’s Legacy, Look at Obamacare

To Assess Obama’s Legacy, Look at Obamacare

Despite the initial catastrophe of the Healthcare.gov rollout last fall, the implementation of Obamacare bounced back and represents nothing like the bureaucratic nightmare once feared by conservatives.

Even Princeton

Even Princeton

The Princeton Progressive is back! Here’s what the new editors have to say.

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On (Not) Listening to the Enemy: Tribal Minds and Cultural Conflict

On (Not) Listening to the Enemy: Tribal Minds and Cultural Conflict

How cognitive psychology can help us make sense of the discourse surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict in its most recent instantiation.

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Bodies on the Gears of an Absent Apparatus

On the challenges of campus activism in the age of social media.

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Deposit Insurance, Bank Runs and The Economist

Deposit Insurance, Bank Runs and The Economist

Every so often, the Economist publishes a piece from its editorial board that is simply astonishing—and not in a good way.

JStreet Posters, Credits to JStreet U Princeton

Princeton Students Sign J Street Petition, End Arab-Israeli Conflict #JustPeace

The following article is a work of satire; all quotes and descriptions within are libel and slander.