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Biden Defeats Trump — So What’s Next For Democrats?

Ben Falcon November 12, 2020

illustration by Ren Rader On Saturday morning, America's never-ending election finally came to a close. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has pulled off the difficult task of unseating an incumbent president....

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Hindsight doesn’t always have to be 2020

Ben Falcon October 27, 2020

illustration by Gabrielle RodriguezTuesday, Nov. 3 will be a historic day in more ways than one. In seven days, we elect 35 United States senators, 435 members of Congress, 13 state governors and one leader...

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The many cases for Joe Biden

Ben Falcon October 21, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleYou’ve probably been asked to “go vote,” but let’s make something clear: people keep dropping three important words from that call to action. What we...

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Let’s Get SMART About Climate Policy

Ben Falcon October 14, 2020

illustration by Diep HoangRobyn Rihanna Fenty, aka Rihanna, turned 32 this year, and I know what you’re thinking: “What does the world's richest female musician have to do with climate change?”...

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The Ghosts of GOP Future

Ben Falcon September 10, 2020

illustration by Ren Rader I’m sure you’ve heard that this is the "most important election of our lifetime." It’s an old cliché often thrown around by politicians and activists on both sides....

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I’m here, I’m Queer…and Catholic. Get used to it.

Ben Falcon August 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader I am gay and I am Christian. For many years these two parts of me seemed irreconcilable, but I eventually realized how necessary it is for me to accept both truths to truly...

Far from a “consolation prize”: A woman VP will be a triumph for all

Far from a “consolation prize”: A woman VP will be a triumph for all

Ben Falcon May 8, 2020

Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys Television is rich with women in powerful political positions — for instance, HBO’s Selina Meyer on "Veep" and CBS’s Elizabeth McCord on "Madam Secretary."...

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Bye, bye, Bernie. It’s Biden’s time

Ben Falcon April 22, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWe are all ridin’ with Biden now. Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden took up the mantle of leadership for the Democratic Party after Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders...

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The center can hold, only by living to fight another day

Ben Falcon February 27, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWhile I may require the assistance of glasses, I can clearly see the writing on the wall — the Democratic party appears to be on the losing side of a decade-long siege...

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Why is socialism so sad? Because it always loses.

Ben Falcon February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutSocialism is most definitely sad, and it is not alone. We all are. Progressives, liberals and socialists alike appear to only know how to lose. It’s hard sometimes to...

Why we should beware of the “Bern”

Why we should beware of the “Bern”

Ben Falcon January 30, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLet me preface what I am about to say with this: I will support whomever the Democratic party chooses as its nominee regardless of ideological tilt or origin. With that said,...

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Kamala Harris, you are not our nominee

Ben Falcon November 21, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutSince I last wrote about the race for the White House, a few things haven’t changed. We still have a large, crowded field of Democrats running for the chance to take...

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