POLITICS

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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 […]

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Good Trouble

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 […]

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France on the Move

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 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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Finding  Courage in Catastrophic Times: An Interview with Cornel West

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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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.