We all remember January 21st when we turned on our TV screens and saw a sea of pink. P*ssy hats were scattered in clusters. Cute, witty signs that read, “Hands … Continue Reading Transgender Health is a Women’s Rights Issue
Increasing Women’s Leadership Roles is a Top Priority By Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator for New Jersey I was heartened to read a letter on Midnight Minds from two of … Continue Reading Increasing Women’s Leadership Roles: A Top Priority
This past Wednesday (March 15, 2017), the Hawaii District Court issued a nationwide temporary restraining order halting the implementation of President Trump’s new immigration ban. In the few short hours … Continue Reading Immigration Ban 2.0 and the Courts.
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Historically, Inaugural speeches seek to lay a foundation of what ails our country, provide a clear vision for the direction of the country while inspiring the American people for … Continue Reading An Inaugural Look Back: Barack Obama Speech Analysis
When the 115th Congress convenes this week, Republicans with full control of the House and Senate will have the full power to implement their conservative agenda. The legislation will form … Continue Reading Trump Administration: Republicans Real Agenda With ACA Repeal
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. Dubbed by many “Obamacare,” the President’s healthcare reform bill in many ways represents … Continue Reading A Brief Look at Obamacare and the “Public Option”
The 115th Congress will be the most racially diverse in the history of the United States with record numbers of Hispanics, African-Americans, and women of color serving in the … Continue Reading Lack of Representation in Congress: The Undermining of Our Democracy
Transparency and Accountability Regarding Mass Surveillance in the USA The “digital age” is full of secret doors to hide behind, laws you do not know you are breaking and full … Continue Reading Mass Surveillance in the USA
We deserve a transparent government made and ran for the people, by the people and with the people. Many people, companies, and politicians would like to have policies in place … Continue Reading Transparency and Accountability in Government
This was my first election cycle in which I followed religiously for 15 plus months, petitioning, writing, and attending rallies. I worked to the best of my ability to ensure … Continue Reading Election 2016: The Clinton Campaign, The Democratic Party & Where To Go From Here
In his recent Democracy Declassified, Michael P. Colaresi evaluates the multi-dimensional state of national security with regard to transparency in democratic governments. Calling upon a wide spate of historical … Continue Reading Chapter Review: Michael Colaresi’s “Democracy Declassified” and the Efficacy of Oversight