Archives for March 2020

Helping Seniors Facing Isolation

As of 2017, there were 47 million seniors over the age of 65 in the U.S. The “baby boomer” generation makes up a large part of that and is constantly changing the face of the workforce in the country. About 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age each day. 

While many seniors live perfectly happy and healthy lives, it can be harder when the aging process starts to have a dramatic impact.… [Read more]

Russians Are Working To Reelect Trump: What Can Progressives Do?

Progressives in the US have done a good job of presenting a united front on many domestic issues affecting America today. From Medicare for All to a wholesale rebalancing of the US economy, progressives of all stripes are in broad agreement about what these policies should look like in practice.

When it comes to foreign policy, however, progressives have been less concrete in their proposals.… [Read more]

Why Dental Care Should Be Considered Part of Health Care for Insurance Purposes

With so much talk about traditional healthcare coverage, many people tend to forget that it doesn’t usually cover select services like dental or vision. Many progressive politicians like Bernie Sanders push for healthcare to be known as a human right, as it is necessary to survival. However, an important issue that needs to be resolved when discussing healthcare is: does dental count?… [Read more]

Never Been Asked to Participate in a Political Poll? You’re Not the Only One.

According to the most recent democratic primary poll from NBC and the Wall Street Journal, Joe Biden is favored to win the democratic nomination over Bernie Sanders. According to the most recent democratic primary poll from Politico, Joe Biden is favored by 56 percent of those surveyed, with Sanders following at 38 percent. And according to various polling sources, there’s a startlingly high chance you were not included in either of these polls.… [Read more]

The Race Problem Behind America’s Drug Arrests

The War on Drugs has destroyed the lives of many people while not doing much to stop the flow of drugs throughout the country. That’s because it has almost uniformly focused on African American and Hispanic American people, with a vast majority of arrests and convictions come these races.

This higher arrest rate occurs even though neither race abuses drugs at much higher rates than any other race.… [Read more]

How Technology Can Prevent the Climate Crisis

It’s no secret that technology is progressing each year. This, of course, always invokes a bit of fear with people thinking, “Are robots going to be doing my job soon?” While it’s true that many jobs can now be automated, the robot revolution hasn’t arrived at our doors just yet. The improvements in technology and artificial intelligence can be a big help in our fight against climate change, but it’s a delicate balance.… [Read more]

4 Ways Child Custody Disputes Impact Low-Income Families

Child custody disputes are never pleasant. They are, however, perhaps even more problematic for those families with lower incomes. There are certain costs that few factors into these issues and those costs can wreak havoc on those without a substantial financial safety net. Below are just a few of the ways that a custody dispute can impact low-income families.… [Read more]

Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on the World Every Day

Regardless of your age, your location, or your personal circumstances, you should attempt to have a positive impact on the world every single day. You don’t have to be a politician to have this kind of effect. No matter your vocation or the platform that you stand upon, you can spread cheer and provide others with a helping hand when they need it most.… [Read more]