Men, Make a Better Choice

This week, UC Dems hosted Men for Choice (M4C) at our Monday meeting.  Their name speaks to what the organization is: a group of men that supports and advocates for a woman’s right to choose.  If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking that their motivation sounds like something you can get behind, but something about their branding just doesn’t sit right with you.  I was concerned when I first heard about the group and my assumptions were largely validated during the meeting. Read more

Governor Rauner and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad voucher program

August was eventful, to say the least. White supremacists and Nazis marched on Charlottesville, proudly and publicly defending their beliefs. An eclipse darkened skies across the country. The Gulf Coast was submerged by thousand-year floods. Then, on Monday, reporters heard the most shocking news of all, straight from the Illinois Executive Mansion. Read more