Sugarcoating White Supremacy in US History Needs to Stop

Growing up on the East Coast of the U.S., learning about Thanksgiving consisted of creating hand-turkeys, cutting out paper leaves in hues of red...

The Necessity of Protesting on Privileged Ground

The annual Harvard-Yale football game was disrupted on Saturday by student activists from Divest Harvard, Yale Endowment Justice Coalition and Fossil Free Yale who...

Immigrants Don’t Need to Earn Human Decency

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority indicated on Nov. 12 that the body is leaning toward shutting down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

De Blasio’s Abysmal Attempt at Homeless Outreach

Mayor Bill de Blasio launched Outreach NYC last week, which aims to address the city’s homelessness issue. The program encourages city workers to contact...

Bloomberg and the Politics of Class Struggle

On Nov. 8, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed to run in the Alabama Democratic Primary. His advisors say that he is...

Beto’s Success Amounts to Pretty Privilege

Beto O’Rourke, tumbling in poll numbers and dwindling in fundraising figures, recently dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries. After struggling to channel...
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US Politicians Don’t Know How to Deal With Hong Kong

Images of a rally outside the U.S. embassy in Hong Kong peppered local news outlets and social media in September. Protesters clad in black...

New York City Must Help Its Homeless Children

Since last year, over 114,000 New York City public school students have continued to struggle with homelessness, and nearly 38,000 live in shelters. Recent...

Vote Yes on Ballot Question 1

New York City residents will be able to vote on Nov. 5 whether or not to implement a ranked-choice voting system for local primaries...

Understanding the Trend of Performance Activism

I fall into the group of people that looks to Twitter for national and global updates on society, politics, the environment and, well, practically...

The False Promise of Closing Rikers Island

The New York City Council overwhelmingly voted earlier this month to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex. The $8 billion resolution will replace...

New York’s Homeless Deserve Safer Shelters

Earlier this month, four homeless men were killed in Chinatown, and one was critically injured. The situation reveals the dangers of living on the...
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