Peter Goes to Washington: An Interview With Peter Morley

…he still continues to puts himself through this, including meeting with Republican members of Congress who tried to kill the ACA. I asked him what it’s like to sit across the table with men (let’s face it, the vast majority of elected Republicans are men) who are diametrically opposed to everything he advocates for and his reply was, “I hear them out.”

Front Line Series: Senator Aaron Ford AG candidate in Nevada

Aaron Ford is running for State Attorney General for Nevada As the State Senate Majority Leader, Aaron Ford has said of his rough and tumble background, “It’s my history, it’s my story, it’s what makes me who I am…an example of being able to persevere, to continue to fight and strive and never let things…

The End of Roe?

On June 27th Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement and the possibility that his replacement could be the majority vote in a decision that could overturn the landmark case of Roe Vs. Wade became a near certainty. June 27, 2018 will always be one of those days I will always remember; that day you can…

Running Toward History – Alexandra Chandler MA03

Alexandra Chandler is competing for the  Democratic nomination for the 3rd congressional district in Massachusetts with candidates with greater name recognition locally than she has. But in troubled times like these, Chandler represents a new wave of aspiring policy makers. She’s got an impressive resume—her 13 years analyzing intelligence for the Navy will be incredibly valuable…

On the Road With Sean Carrigan – Democrat For SC-02

The Democrats in 2018, contrary to popular belief, are running on what they are for. Democrats across the United States are running on various versions of fairer wages, funding for education and infrastructure, and universal access to health care. However, there is one race where I am pleasantly invested in someone running against something: the…

A New Generation of Leaders: Jess Phoenix is running for Congress

In 2018 there are an unprecedented amount of candidates on the Democratic side that come from a scientific background and I was thrilled to be joined by one of them for Earth Day. Jess Phoenix is one of three Democratic candidates vying to unseat Representative Steve Knight in California’s 25th district and with a chorus…

GOP War on the Working Class – Vermont

The latest example of the Republican Party choosing the donor class over the American workers manifested in Vermont. In a state with a population of less than 624,000, about 30 thousand of them are employed by the state and Vermont State Employee Association (VSEA) represents about 6,000 of them. Under the claim of budget cuts,…

“It Hurts:” Physical Results of Bullying

By: Dr. Christine Eady Mann “I’m not as strong as you, when you punch me it hurts.”–Isaac, 11 year old bullying victim Bullying is distressingly common among school-aged children, and is most common during the middle school years. Research has shown that bullying occurs to between 25 and 33 percent of children, and 30% of…