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 or give me death.” Though seeming all too out of … 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 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

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 land below, the yellow beak maintaining a noble smirk as … Continue reading Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

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