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The Capitol Hill Riot: From the Perspective of a Young Leftist

THE FLIP SIDE Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist) Editor’s note: Dear readers, Next Publius is still committed to fact checking and producing balanced journalistic pieces to further political discourse from across the aisle, this article is a part of a more opinionated series we are demoing called “The Flip Side,” created for huge national news events. Articles like these are designed to … Continue reading The Capitol Hill Riot: From the Perspective of a Young Leftist

Storming of the Capitol Building: From the Perspective of a Proud Young Conservative

THE FLIP SIDE Author: Alex Munguia (Conservative) Editor’s note: Dear readers, Next Publius is still committed to fact checking and producing balanced journalistic pieces to further political discourse from across the aisle, this article is a part of a more opinionated series we are demoing called “The Flip Side,” created for huge national news events. Articles like these are designed … Continue reading Storming of the Capitol Building: From the Perspective of a Proud Young Conservative

Navigating Social Media as a Tool for Social Justice

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning) With the rise of #BlackLivesMatter and a second wave of #MeToo, Generation Z has channeled this momentum to cause proactive change via social media. Although virtual networks have always created spaces of togetherness, our youth are morphing social media channels into information hubs for social justice movements and action. Need … Continue reading Navigating Social Media as a Tool for Social Justice

The Kids Aren’t Alright: Gen Z’s Forced Role as Both 2020’s Scapegoats and Saviors

Millennials’ older-sibling-like custody over Gen-Z is eerily similar (though less mean-spirited) to baby boomer’s charge of millennials as their avocado toast munching, diamond market destroying, adult-children. What keeps this dynamic of generations alive is how they interdependently function as currency in an increasingly tedious social climate and characteristically unstable economy. This has made the kids … Continue reading The Kids Aren’t Alright: Gen Z’s Forced Role as Both 2020’s Scapegoats and Saviors

How We Internalized Capitalism: A Look Into The Psyche of The American Worker

Author: Luiza Calvacante (Leftist) Seven months ago on a chilly Sunday in late April, Washington’s State Capitol building was swarming with Right-Wing protestors demonstrating anti-lockdown sentiments. The protest brought together fiscal conservatives and civil libertarians in a flurry of star-spangled paraphernalia, brazen, maskless faces, and more than a few picket signs reading, “Give me liberty … Continue reading How We Internalized Capitalism: A Look Into The Psyche of The American Worker

A Complicated Patchwork: You Shouldn’t Feel Bad If You Don’t Understand U.S Healthcare

  Author: Alexandra Djonovic (Left Leaning) I would have never believed you if you told me, a proud and archetypal member of Generation Z, that I would be coaching disgruntled adults, sometimes significantly older than myself, on what a deductible is. Some things are too emblematic of adulthood, and grasping healthcare in this country is one … Continue reading A Complicated Patchwork: You Shouldn’t Feel Bad If You Don’t Understand U.S Healthcare

The Young Women Entering the Workforce During a Pandemic

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning) Khadija Malik, a recent graduate from George Washington University, has just entered the workforce as a Pakistani woman during a global pandemic. Although in the span of just a few months she has found job security as a paralegal at the New York District Attorney’s Office, the same cannot be said … Continue reading The Young Women Entering the Workforce During a Pandemic

Why Agricultural Workers are STILL Being Underpaid

Author: CAMILA RIOS MOLINA Gianna Nino, a graduate student at Stanford University, faced job insecurity alongside millions of Americans during the pandemic. She decided to follow in her family’s footsteps and pick fruits at a Bay Area farm. In a viral tweet reaching a quarter-million people, she wrote, “I’m about to finish up my time … Continue reading Why Agricultural Workers are STILL Being Underpaid

State of Affairs, 2020

Author: Henri Robert (Progressive Democrat) & Andrew Taramykin (Progressive Democrat) In January 2020, U.S. News reported that the perceived trustworthiness of the United States around the world had fallen by more than 50% since 2016. The decline, which was the steepest of any country evaluated in the Best Countries Index, reflects more than just a … Continue reading State of Affairs, 2020

Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

Author: John Bedell (Democrat) Ah, the Bald Eagle. With grace and majesty it floats through the air, the stark white head stands out against the cloudless blue sky. Spotting a pine tree, our friend the Eagle calmly comes to a landing on the thickest branch, three-quarters of the way up the tree, and surveys the … Continue reading Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

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