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Voting in New York Almost Got Harder

In early September, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed changing the date of New York’s 2020 presidential primary from April to February, claiming he wanted to...

The US Needs a General Strike

Three years ago, graduate students earned the right to unionize. A new proposal from the National Labor Relations Board seeks to take that right...

The Plight of International Student Journalists

As an aspiring journalist from Bangladesh residing in the United States, it feels reassuring to me to see organizations like the “National Association of...

How Framing Directs the Democratic Debates

The Democratic debates have come and gone, and once more they have utterly failed to create the comprehensible and substantive discussion that voters long...

Ending Afghanistan Starts at the University

Eighteen years ago, the United States began preparing for war. Supported by 88% of Americans at the time, the Bush administration rushed into a...

The US-China Trade War, Explained

At first glance, it is easy to miss just how far-reaching the negative impacts of the U.S.-China trade war are. What started off as...

A Colony in Disguise: Puerto Rico’s Anthem

As a Puerto Rican, my elementary school principal would gather all students from kindergarten through fifth grade in the school yard. From the heat...

Broken Windows, Broken Policy

In response to the firing of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo — the man who killed Eric Garner — Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch...

Travel Can Revitalize Hong Kong

The reports coming out of Hong Kong have been dominated by extreme stories about the protests. In the Chinese supermarket, I catch whispers traveling...

The Red Flag Law Doesn’t Do Enough

This past weekend, a new gun control law, which has been named the Red Flag Bill, was put into effect in New York State....

Learning to Communicate After Kashmir

August 5th, 2019 is a day few Indians will forget; social media sites buzzed for days to follow. The ruling political power of India,...

Impeachment? Yes, Please

Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction of justice by the Trump administration was released in redacted...
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