During the first debate of the 2017 election, Mayor de Blasio said his ambitious plan for developing 400,000 affordable housing units would solve the crisis. Unfortunately, solving the problem is far more complicated than adding more affordable housing.
Themed #PowerToThePolls, this year’s March not only provided a much needed dose of inspiration in the midst of the usual chaotic, depressing storm of Trump-era headlines and troubling policies, it–more importantly–proved that this female-fuelled movement has staying power.
Student movements can bring immigration issues into the national conversation.
With 2.3 million people in American prisons today, it’s time to normalize the criminal record.
We must acknowledge educational equity as the civil rights issue of our time. Our own moral shortcoming renders us craven in the face of interest group politics.