The Empire Strikes Back: House repeals the Affordable Care Act in May 4 vote

The Empire Strikes Back: House repeals the Affordable Care Act in May 4 vote

  As the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed by a vote of 217 to 213 in the House of Representatives on May 4, House Democrats began singing and waving their goodbyes to their fellow...
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Protestors “die-in” at Buchanan and AHCA protest in Sarasota

Protestors “die-in” at Buchanan and AHCA protest in Sarasota

Somber chants and the sound of “Taps” filled the air outside of the Federal Government Office in downtown Sarasota the evening of May 11, in protest of Rep. Vern Buchanan’s vote in favor of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)....
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Trump’s American Health Care Act passes in House – here’s what you need to know

Trump’s American Health Care Act passes in House – here’s what you need to know

Trump’s plans for a replacement to the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) passed in the House on the afternoon of Thursday, May 4. This replacement, called the American Health Care Act, still requires Senate approval. However, if it...
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What’s at stake in south Florida: Risks of climate change in South Florida and what local governments are doing to mitigate it

What’s at stake in south Florida: Risks of climate change in South Florida and what local governments are doing to mitigate it

In a 2016 study released by the Yale Program on Climate Communication, it was found that 70 percent of people in the United States believed global warming was happening and 53 percent believed global warming was caused mostly by human...
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New U.S. foreign policy revealed explosively

New U.S. foreign policy revealed explosively

After deploying 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to level a Syrian airfield on April 6 – spurring anger from both war-weary U.S. voters and Russian and Syrian diplomats – the U.S. military dropped a Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB) on ISIS-occupied...
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ACLU white paper addresses the “Bullies in Blue”

ACLU white paper addresses the “Bullies in Blue”

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently released a white paper titled, “Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing,” in an attempt to explain why children, particularly young children of color, are charged with crimes for t...
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An expensive tourist: The cost of Trump’s visits to “winter White House”

An expensive tourist: The cost of Trump’s visits to “winter White House”

Donald Trump has traveled to his so-called “winter White House” in Mar-a-Lago six times since being inaugurated, including this past weekend after announcing his authorization of the firing of missiles into Syria, playing his 15th and 16th round of golf......
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NASA’s first Cuban-American astronaut will enter space in 2018

NASA’s first Cuban-American astronaut will enter space in 2018

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Whitney Biennial tackles contemporary issues with historical precedence

Whitney Biennial tackles contemporary issues with historical precedence

New York City is always the site of spectacle and controversy, but maybe even more so during the Whitney Biennial. Since its beginning in 1932, the installment at the Whitney Museum of American Art has always strived to be a...
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Students join hundreds in Columbus, Ohio for CIW’s weekend of action

Students join hundreds in Columbus, Ohio for CIW’s weekend of action

by Cassie Manz and Jason D’Amours On Sunday, March 28, around 500 farmworkers and consumer allies from across the country marched three miles through the streets of downtown Columbus, Ohio, during a downpour to demand that Wendy’s join the Fair...
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