The Price of Innocence

“Innocent until proven guilty” is woven into our country’s Constitution. But California’s bail system fixes an exorbitant and discriminatory price tag on the right...

There’s No Bargaining Basic Necessities

Chandra Bozelko spent over six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Connecticut. During her time at the facility, each cell was given five...

Census Has No Place Asking About Immigration Status

The U.S. Census, already riddled with inaccuracy due to undercounting of immigrant, inner-city and houseless communities, stands to have its data further tainted in...

Now is the Time to Talk Gun Control

“Thoughts and prayers.” “Thoughts and prayers.” “You have my thoughts and prayers.” Last week, Thom Tillis, U.S. Senator for North Carolina, tweeted “Tragic news out...

SNAP Out of It

Congress is turning 46 million people away from access to healthy food while they sit on their privileged pedestal in D.C. debating legislation that...

Left in the Dark

It has been five months since the waves of tropical hurricanes devastated southern states and U.S. territories in the Caribbean Sea. For weeks, push...

Lack of Access to Health Care for Farmworkers

In a single day, a farmworker can spend 12 hours bent over, pausing only to lift buckets of produce that weigh up to 40...

When Anxiety Meets Apathy

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) throughout the UC system are not equipped to meet the mental health needs of students, and the UC itself...

Forgotten Voices

The rise of the #MeToo movement has amplified the voices of the historically silenced. It has seized the microphone from the powerful and passed...

Hey Congress! People Aren’t Pawns

As the three-day government shutdown comes to an end, relief washes over the Trump administration and Senate members — but hundreds of thousands of...
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