Typical Musings from Dems Meetings

By Rachel Neuburger The UC Dems meet on Thurdays at 6:00 pm in Harper 145. Come out tonight to hear from Daniel Comeaux (BA '14), a UC Dems Alum who now works at Civic Consulting Alliance! Last Thursday, the UC Dems met in Harper to chat about the state of the 2016 presidential race. In … Continue reading Typical Musings from Dems Meetings

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Bloomberg? Probably not.*

By Hadiya Hewitt Former longtime Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg announced four days ago that he was considering running for president in 2016. Disliked by conservatives for his views on gun control, global warming, and abortion, but criticized by liberals for his stop-and-frisk policies and close ties to Wall Street, Bloomberg is likely … Continue reading Bloomberg? Probably not.*

What We’re Reading: Eighth Week

Only six days of class left, let's go. Before you do anything else, bad lip reading of the first Democratic Debate: Some great reads from the past week... President Obama and Bill Simmons: The GQ Interview "There's the president of the United States, and then there’s the person who happens to be the President of the … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Eighth Week

My Glimpse Behind the Curtain of Campaign Finance “Laws”

By Mikala Cohen While we all know that money and politics go hand-in-hand in all branches of government, it is difficult to grasp the reality of this situation. Moreover, I know that Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission is arguably the greatest travesty of a judicial decision in the 21st century, but it is impossible … Continue reading My Glimpse Behind the Curtain of Campaign Finance “Laws”