The Republicans control the legislative and executive branches, so Democrats are looking to take advantage of Trump's unfavorable approval ratings to win back seats in Congress. The first of these elections are upon us with Georgia's Sixth District holding a special election to replace Tom Price, who is now the Secretary of Health and Human … Continue reading Jon Ossoff – First Competitive Congressional Race of the Trump Era
After the utter failure by the GOP to repeal Obamacare, they are turning their back on the main promise to "repeal and replace" it. This major victory for democrats will give us the chance to maintain our momentum on the upcoming issues. It has helped democrats with obtaining the forty-one "no" votes to block Trump's supreme … Continue reading The Future of Health Care In America – Not Obamacare or Trumpcare
During the 2016 Presidential race, one of the major issues on the campaign trail was appointing a Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia because the Republicans in Congress blocked any attempt to have a hearing for President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Neil Gorsuch, Trump's nominee is more conservative than Scalia, and he is only 49 … Continue reading Neil Gorsuch – Confirm or Block?
"Billionaires and Wall Street should not be buying elections. We've got to end this rigged economy where people are working longer hours for low wages, almost all new income and wealth going to the top 1 percent" Bernie Sanders stated in a Democratic Debate on March 9. In the 1990s, Wall Street got deregulated and … Continue reading Campaign Finance Reform – The All Inclusive Issue
Yesterday in Atlanta, Tom Perez defeated Keith Ellison for DNC Chair in the second ballot. In Perez's victory speech, he immediately motioned for Ellison to be appointed as Deputy Chair, showing that he deeply cares about the unity of the party. This is probably because of the increasing threats of Bernie supporters to abandon the Democratic … Continue reading The Future of the Democratic Party – Tom Perez and Keith Ellison
Last year's election cycle has changed American politics forever. The Democrats have taken a sharp turn left toward Democratic Socialism, while the Republicans became much more conservative. Though the presidential election has not single-handily done this, it has brought the separation of parties to light in the public eye. Donald Trump's presidential campaign was marred by … Continue reading “Policy Not Politics” – How to Make Real Change
On January 21st, a day after Donald Trump was inaugurated president of the United States, all around the world millions of people came together to march for women's rights. The numbers at these protests are just estimates, but we know that about 4 million people participated in the US and more than 50 other countries had … Continue reading Fighting for Women’s Rights
A common misconception of America is that we are a true democracy. This is false. The United States is a Republic by Democratic means. What this means is that we use a democratic system to elect officials, who decide on public matters among themselves. A genuine democracy is where everyone votes on every issue at hand. … Continue reading From a Republic/Democracy to an Oligarchy – Where America is Headed