On January 21, 2017, over 5 million people rallied around the world to stand up for women’s rights during the Trump administration. Rallies took place in every major city, from New York, to Los Angeles, to Washington DC; in small towns across the United States including Skagway, Alaska and Murray, Kentucky; and even around the […]

The gap between the wealthy and poor in the United States is disturbingly greater than most of its residents realize. The Walmart family alone claims more wealth than 42% of American families combined, and younger Americans do not have the same certainty of earning more money than their parents’ generation did. As the middle class […]

Apple. Google. Microsoft. Facebook. Twitter. Uber. Tesla. Netflix. eBay. Intel. On February 7th, over 100 American companies co-signed an amicus curiae brief — otherwise known as a “friend of the court” brief — for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, expressing opposition to the Trump Administration’s Muslim travel ban. On February 9th, the Court ruled against […]

The beginning of Trump’s presidency was marked by a flurry of executive actions. In his first twelve days in office, President Trump issued eighteen executive orders and presidential memos. Although this behavior from the administration is surprising considering Trump’s harsh criticism on the campaign trail of President Obama’s use of executive actions, the use of executive actions […]

Though the presidential election grabbed most of the headlines, Donald Trump wasn’t the only big winner on November 8th – marijuana legalization ballot measures passed in four states, and some did by resounding margins. Thanks to this, more than one in five Americans now live in a state with legal recreational marijuana. Marijuana is a […]

On October 18th, 2016, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the archbishop of Boston, held a meeting with over 40 interfaith leaders to discuss new strategies for defeating the marijuana legalization question on the ballot. Throughout the course of the meeting, the archbishop took a strong stance against the legalization of the substance, citing concerns ranging from […]

Ben King is the cofounder and outreach director of Amish PAC, a super PAC for conservative Amish voters in swing states such as Pennsylvania and Ohio. He is a former member of the Amish church and currently serves as the CEO of an Amish barn-building business.  Donald Trump is, in many ways, the ultimate digital […]