Criticizing the “Moderate” | Zara Franke

I first felt reluctant writing this article from an “international” German perspective; as a non-American student, I did not want to be othered, and I felt that the recent neoliberal bent and turn to the right of American politics was identical to the same phenomenon in the supposed democratic havens of Germany and Norway. I… Continue reading Criticizing the “Moderate” | Zara Franke

2018: For A People’s Wave | Caleb L. Carman

This election cycle, there’s quite the hubbub about a ‘blue wave.’ The hope is that in response to the rise of Trump and disastrous conditions under one-party rule by Republicans, people will flock to the Democratic opposition for the 2018 midterms. But is the Democratic Party offering people the alternative they seek? During Justice Brett… Continue reading 2018: For A People’s Wave | Caleb L. Carman

Organizing for Undocumented Students’ Rights at Bard College drafts petition for Bard to be declared a sanctuary campus

*November 13, 2016 Dear President Botstein, In the wake of the presidential election and this increasingly hostile era in American politics, undocumented people in the United States have become particularly vulnerable. President-elect Trump has promised to abolish DACA which has provided measures of relief from deportation to over 700,000 students in the United States. There… Continue reading Organizing for Undocumented Students’ Rights at Bard College drafts petition for Bard to be declared a sanctuary campus