• Op-Ed: California Propositions 14 and 20: Lessons for the Future of American Elections

    Written by Jason Park ’18 In 2010, voters in California approved two propositions that fundamentally changed the nature of elections in the state. The first proposition, Proposition 14, created a top-two primary system for most statewide and federal offices. Under the new system, all voters (regardless of party registration) would vote on the same ballot.… Read More

    Op-Ed: California Propositions 14 and 20: Lessons for the Future of American   Elections
  • Op-Ed: Atlanta Symphony Lockout

    Written by Lexi Smith ’18 Over the past two years, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) musicians have sacrificed much. Following a 2012 lockout, they accepted every dollar in cuts that their umbrella organization, the Woodruff Arts Center (WAC), demanded of them. This meant giving up $5.2 million over the course of a two-year contract. While… Read More

    Op-Ed: Atlanta Symphony Lockout
  • Who’s Your Favorite?

    With the Harvard Democrats support for so many different races this fall, there’ve been some great debates among our campaign committee members over which candidate is our favorite. We decided to consider all of these, and asked our campaign committee to write a short post about each of their favorite candidates. Check it out now on our blog!

    Who’s Your Favorite?
  • Op-Ed: Why Wisconsin Matters

    Written by Daphne Thompson ’18 It’s a month into college, and my responses to the four standard questions are tumbling off my tongue for what seems like the thousandth time: “Hi, I’m Daphne! I live in Holworthy. Thinking about concentrating in Economics. And I’m from Wisconsin,” I say. I pause to show off my trademark… Read More

    Op-Ed: Why Wisconsin Matters
  • Campaigns Update: As of October 15…

    What a whirlwind midterm election season! It seems like we just got into the brunt of campaigning, yet November 4 is looming just around the corner. Thank you to all who have come out and helped us support Democratic candidates from all over. It’s been a tons of fun whether we were bussing up to… Read More

    Campaigns Update: As of October 15…
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Our next (and last!) general meeting is this Tuesday, November 18, 8 pm in Boylston 105. We will be discussing TFA, and the possibilities for education reform today. Our panelists will include Erik Berg of the Boston Teachers Union and Josh Biber of TFA. Hope to see you there!

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