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…

Front Line Series: January Contreras AG candidate in Arizona

January Contreras is the Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Arizona The state of Arizona is being actively contested as Democrats try to take advantage of backlash from Republican overreach and changing demographics. One incredibly important race that can’t be forgotten is the race for the top prosecutor in the state—the Attorney General. In 2018 Democrats…

Front Line Series: Dana Nessel AG candidate in Michigan

Dana Nessel is the Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Michigan Democrats in the state of Michigan have been long suffering. The Republican Party controls the governorship, the state House and state Senate. A Democratic leaning group, Priorities USA, studied effects of strict voter ID laws passed in several states including Michigan and argue the…

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…

Bullies Must Be Confronted

As a high school teacher, I’ve spent decades dealing with bullies, and they haven’t changed much. What has changed is the number of platforms available to them to spread their hateful attacks and avoid accountability for their harmful actions. Social media has connected us in ways I never could have imagined when I started teaching…

Curtis Armstrong: Growing up Nerd

Curtis Armstrong is one of those writers who managed to write a profound book and a behind the scenes look at Hollywood at the same time. I’m not sure the actor, famous for playing Dudley Dawson AKA “Booger” in the 80’s Revenge of the Nerds franchise (and more recently as the angel/scribe of God, Metatron…

Trolling Isn’t Benign, It’s Harassment

by: Mia Brett Online bullying isn’t just bullying — it’s also harassment. As children our parents tell us to walk away from bullies, but how do we walk away from hundreds of twitter accounts? How do we ignore people doxxing us? How do we escape strangers calling our boss or leaving negative reviews on our…