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February 5, 2018

OP-ED | Division Anywhere is a Threat to Unity Everywhere

by Kevin Lu | Feb 5, 2018 6:29am
Posted to: Equality | Opinion | Education Opinion | Millennial Voices | Youth Journalism

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Last summer, the governor of Rhode Island signed RI S0439, titled “All Students Count Act”, into law. However, the title of the act is woefully misleading. By “all students”, this bill actually aims solely to subdivide the already diminutive three percent “Asian” student body into a plethora of new categories determined by “ethnic divisions.”

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August 1, 2016

OP-ED | An RNC Education

by Molly Halper | Aug 1, 2016 10:00am
Posted to: Election 2016 | RNC 2016 | Opinion | Millennial Voices | Youth Journalism

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I was told a thousand times when I found out I was going to the Republican National Convention that I would be witnessing history, but I never realized just how it sweeps you off your feet.

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December 23, 2015

OP-ED | State Should Switch to 401k to Keep Up With Younger Workers

by Thurston Powers | Dec 23, 2015 2:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Opinion | Millennial Voices | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes

Recent news reports confirm what many have suspected for some time — young people are leaving Connecticut.

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November 12, 2015

OP-ED | Democrats Need To Get Serious About Bringing Young People Into The Party

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Nov 12, 2015 11:30am
Posted to: Election 2015 | Opinion | Millennial Voices

There’s no denying that the 2015 municipal elections were a setback for Connecticut Democrats.

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October 13, 2015

OP-ED | Post-Boehner Battle Shows Speaker Shouldn’t Be 2nd in Line for Presidential Succession

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Oct 13, 2015 2:30pm
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | Opinion | Millennial Voices | White House

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Imagine the unimaginable — the president and vice president are both dead, gunned down by unknown assassins. Do you know who the president is?

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September 19, 2015

OP-ED | GOP Presidential Debates - Another Dismal Night for Progress

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Sep 19, 2015 2:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | US Foreign Policy | Election 2016 | Opinion | Millennial Voices | White House

This week’s Republican presidential debates supplied plenty of evidence that the GOP candidates are still pandering to the extreme right-wing factions in their party. For women and people of color, for students and seniors, for middle class Americans of all stripes, the 15 Republican candidates offered little reason to be enthusiastic.

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September 11, 2015

OP-ED | Whatever It Takes When It Comes To Gun Policy

by Jason Paul | Sep 11, 2015 10:58am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Congress | Law Enforcement | Opinion | Millennial Voices | Public Safety | Newtown

“Whatever it takes” means setting a standard and cleaning house.

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August 28, 2015

OP-ED | To Improve Democracy, Lower the Voting Age

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Aug 28, 2015 9:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | Election Policy | Opinion | Millennial Voices | White House

Why is our political system so shortsighted? On so many issues, from global warming to fiscal responsibility, our government seems focused on short-term benefits, while it ignores long-term consequences. Our infrastructure is falling apart, our schools are underfunded, and all the while special interests make out like bandits. Why?

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August 18, 2015

OP-ED | A Tale of Two Cities

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Aug 18, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Opinion | Millennial Voices | Bristol | West Hartford

Democrats in Bristol were jubilant on the night of Nov. 6, 2001. On a ticket led by then-Mayor Frank Nicastro, the Democrats had won a clean sweep of the local races.

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July 21, 2015

OP-ED | GOP Would Benefit From ‘March Madness’ Debate Format In Crowded Field

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Jul 21, 2015 10:29am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Media Matters | Opinion | Millennial Voices | White House


The first debate of the 2016 presidential election is just weeks away, and I for one am looking forward to it.

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