How the Camp Fire, the deadliest fire in California's state history, changed a community, and an AmeriCorps Fellow's service year forever.
Green New Deal, Who Dis?
Green New Deal.... smart political strategy or doomed fantasy land of the Left?
Not Your Grandma’s (Green) New Deal
“When you are fighting for your very survival, you do not pinch pennies” - Robert Hockkett
Les Gilets Jaunes: Neon vs. Neoliberal
Over the past few years, I have become painfully aware of the insulation that exists with regards to the news we receive in America. It may sometimes seem to the average, uninformed American that the world encompasses only America and the current political zeitgeist that threatens our hallowed homeland (North Korea, Iran, illegal immigrants, etc.). …
Medicare for All: Simple Steps for Financing an Ambitious Policy
Sometime this spring, the Democratic frontrunners for 2020 will be announcing their candidacies for president. Throughout the absurdly long election season there will undoubtedly be a slew of jockeying amongst Democratic candidates on a number of issues as they try to differentiate themselves from the pack. Judging from the 2018 midterm elections, healthcare will be …
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Fear of Inaction: Thoughts on the Impending Climate Crisis and the Fracturing of Global Society
Fields of dirt surround Des Moines in 2100, where corn stalks once stood tall. There hasn’t been a rainy season in many years, and the aquifers have run dry, leaving the area unable to provide food for people around the globe. Pests have become ruthless, encroaching upon the land of the few farmers who remain. …
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