I am a Latina with an extensive Mexican heritage and family. I’ve heard the insincere, damaging, and ignorant rhetoric directed at my people from our new President-elect. And I have only one thing to say: we demand respect and representation.
Americans are once again faced with answering tough questions: what is the Electoral College, why do we have it, and most importantly, does it actually work?
The Zapatista movement is presenting a presidential candidate and reversing its tactics because it wants to see change.
In a cross-campus collaboration, Brendan of Trinity and Emmet of Macalester compiled ideas ranging national policy, to institutional practices and personal choices, which they believe would benefit our democracy.
The devastating earthquake on September 10 that shook Tanzania’s infrastructure and political system reveals corruption and greed. Aid poured into this developing country shrank as it was passed through government leadership, yet the new president provides hope to dispel corruption as the country rebuilds.
This panel was moderated by The Contemporary’s Editor-in-Chief, Benjamin Collinger, and featured members of Trinity’s political organizations including Trinity Progressives, Black Student Union, and Tigers for Liberty.
We believe that mobilizing a movement of millennials who engage at the center – not just the left or the right – is the only political strategy that has a chance to represent us in this new era. An alternative future for engagement exists: this is the space for it to move forward.
Let our grief for our stolen future rededicate us to progress. Presidents are not dictators, and the people are the source of all true power. Our fight is just beginning. Let’s go.
Clinton’s policies deal with the short term and long term consequences of rising income inequality. Trump’s policy complicates the reasoning of his non-college educated supporters.
The fact that countless “never Trump” Republicans plan to vote for Johnson reflects a misguided belief that Libertarian ideas are inherently Conservative.