What’s wrong with the left in Europe?

Progressive parties in Europe have been experiencing a decline in recent years, which has opened a path for victory for many Conservative governments across the continent. All of this at a point in time when progressive reforms are a must to solve social, economical and environmental problems. So why are these parties experiencing such a difficult time? “Divide and you shall rule,” says the Latin … Continue reading What’s wrong with the left in Europe?

The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

I HATE TO BREAK IT TO YOU ‘MURICANS: BUT WE DON’T LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY. The reality is that most Americans are not surprised by this statement, they know that there is a grave problem in Washington, Money in Politics: The issue that affects every other issue. The United States has transformed from a Representative Democracy to a plutocracy. There is no debate about that, … Continue reading The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

America’s big problem

Twenty-six dead and more than twenty injured is the result of the latest armed massacre in the US, this time in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The press qualified it as the worst massacre in The Lone Star State’s history, which took place in a Baptist Church when a twenty-six year old men started shooting people gathered there. This event reminds us the terrible shooting that happened … Continue reading America’s big problem

Catalonia: How did we get here?

Only a few days ago, the Catalan Parliament proclaimed independence from the rest of Spain. It was a very exciting moment for a lot of catalans who have followed closely the political process during these past few years. The Spanish government’s reply was almost instantanious, however, with the Spanish Senate approving a motion which allowed article 155 of the Consitution to be applied. This article … Continue reading Catalonia: How did we get here?

Revolutions Don’t Happen Overnight, or in One Election Cycle…

It has been nearly a year since the victory of Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential election, and ever since November 9th, the thought of who will be our next president has crossed all of our minds. Pollsters made their polls, pundits jumped into the news, correspondents toyed with potential 2020 contenders. I was one of those people who already began to shut out what … Continue reading Revolutions Don’t Happen Overnight, or in One Election Cycle…

US Could Become Single-Party State by 2024

Many of us would like to agree that the Democratic and Republican Party are two sides of the same coin. They are old political institutions that have dominated local, state, and federal politics for decades, and we can never seem to get a third party into the fray. We’ve managed to elect and nominate progressives in the Democratic Party, mainly in local and state levels, … Continue reading US Could Become Single-Party State by 2024

Elizabeth Warren is the Second Coming of Theodore Roosevelt

1901 Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, once Governor of New York, Vice President, and then President of the United States is arguably the most progressive leader of his time. Teddy Roosevelt ascended to the Presidency upon the death of President William McKinley in 1901 and was by far the youngest person to hold the office, at just 42 years old. Roosevelt was a fresh, young, and new … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren is the Second Coming of Theodore Roosevelt

Trump-et, fanfare, exit

Press Secretary Sean Spicer     July 21 Press Aide Michael Short        July 25 Chief of Staff Reince Priebus     July 28 Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci   employed only from July 21 to July 31 Scheduling and Advance Director George Gigicos   July 31 (as consultant August 22) President’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and Strategy & Policy Forum   en masse August 16 Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon   August 18 Carl Icahn (informal … Continue reading Trump-et, fanfare, exit

Bernie Sanders heads to the Suburbs

Senator Bernie Sanders payed a visit to the western suburbs of Chicago earlier this week, on Tuesday, August 30th. The once presidential candidate is currently touring the country to promote various causes, but made stops in Naperville and Aurora to promote his latest book, Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution. Sanders first visited the sophomores of Naperville School District 203 to discuss the importance of … Continue reading Bernie Sanders heads to the Suburbs