Post Tagged with: "Election 2016"

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.

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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Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

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 […]

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

“Before the death of Scalia, the court had been one of the most conservative in the last century—additional nominees from the right would shift the balance disastrously.”

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Elections Live Blog: Super Tuesday Edition

Elections Live Blog: Super Tuesday Edition

The Progressive writers and editors take on Super Tuesday in the ongoing story of Elections 2016

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Trump, Reagan, and Republican Party Racism

Trump, Reagan, and Republican Party Racism

Trump’s mastery of the twenty-four-hour news cycle is only one part of the story of his success. The other part is his campaign’s reading of the white American electorate as driven not by economic, cultural, or religious concerns, but by deep-seated racism.

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Clinton, Sanders, and Theories of Change

Clinton, Sanders, and Theories of Change

The relatively few policy disagreements tend to arise from a Sanders and Clinton have both noted that either of their administrations would be leaps and bounds better than a Republican president. By these facts, this nomination process should have been restrained and relatively uneventful. Why, then, is this primary season such a divisive one?

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A Progressive Free Trade

A Progressive Free Trade

“Senator Bernie Sanders has a free-trade problem or, more accurately, a problem with free trade. ” Is Sanders’ opposition to agreements like the TPP a sign of progressivism, or simple-minded economic protectionism?

A Primary Race Race Primer

A Primary Race Race Primer

But regardless of who comes out on top with the nomination, the coming effort to win over black and latinx voters is likely to push both candidates to develop more substantive and progressive pitches on issues of criminal justice and mass incarceration. Below, a brief primer on the candidates’ history with criminal justice issues, where they stand now, and where we can expect things to go.