There is Still a Rise in AAPI Hate Crimes: Here is What We Can Do

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning) *Photo by Jason Leung from Unsplash: Rise Up With Asians Rally & March, donate at gofundme.com/aapi What’s happening in the AAPI community?  On March 16 2021, Robert Aaron Long drove to three spas in Atlanta, Georgia wielding a handgun he purchased the day before. He shot 9 people, 8 eight of them died. Long, 21, was admitted to being hyper-obssessed … Continue reading There is Still a Rise in AAPI Hate Crimes: Here is What We Can Do

Democratic Socialism Could be One of 2021’s Biggest Winners

Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist) Before Judie Whitmer, a democratic socialist who won her election a few weeks ago to become chair of the Nevada Democratic Party could celebrate, she received an email from the party’s executive director. The message got straight to the point: the director would be quitting. So was every single other employee. And so were all the consultants.  On March 8th, a … Continue reading Democratic Socialism Could be One of 2021’s Biggest Winners

Addressing The Communist Party of China as an Asian American

(Left Leaning Contributor) We are on a collision course with China. With Chinese leader Xi Jinping telling soldiers to “prepare for war” and ordering bomber planes to infringe on Taiwan’s airspace, it is obvious that China is preparing to greatly expand its influence and territory in the coming years. These aspirational goals have already led to the suppression of democracy in Hong Kong, the imprisonment … Continue reading Addressing The Communist Party of China as an Asian American

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 of those things. And yet here I am.  I work … Continue reading A Complicated Patchwork: You Shouldn’t Feel Bad If You Don’t Understand U.S Healthcare

Racism within the LGBTQIA+ Community

Contributor: Democrat This LGBTQIA+ community had a major win earlier last month. On June 15th, the Supreme Court ruled to include members of the LGBT+ community into the interruption of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which provided equal employment and prohibited discrimination based on race, religion, national origin and sex. The recent ruling from the highest court in the land has … Continue reading Racism within the LGBTQIA+ Community

And that’s the tea: Comparing and Contrasting Democratic Movements in Hong Kong and the US

2020 is a level pulled out of the world of Jumanji, literally. In just the first half of the year, an entire continent was on fire, a pandemic broke out, invasive murder hornets were found on the continental US, the existence of UFOs was–for the first time–confirmed by government officials, and the established social order seemed to be on the brink of collapse. What’s next? … Continue reading And that’s the tea: Comparing and Contrasting Democratic Movements in Hong Kong and the US

Open Letter to Readers

Dear Readers,  Next Publius was started out of a necessity that my co-founders and I saw in society. With the country being increasingly divided and people attacking each other simply over their political affiliations, we wanted to create an online publication that was honest without cherry picking data and showed multiple sides of the argument. My co-founders and I are part of Generation-Z; the majority … Continue reading Open Letter to Readers