Ariana Quijano, Georgia State University
The newly conservative influencer’s absurdly over-the-top political rants have become a source of great humor on the video-sharing app.
Michael Boland, DePaul University
The prison industrial complex continues to operate as one of the most dominant mechanisms of systemic racism.
Emily Jewett, University of San Diego
The new ‘free speech’ social media platform exposes the danger and violence of ultra-conservatism.
Kirtika Sharad, George Washington University
While one of the major promises the President elect made was to restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), it seems that he now has other plans.
Ailun Shi, UC Berkeley
The plan will rid Americans of apps, telecommunications carriers and cloud-based services connected to Chinese companies.
Emilia Chavez, Rice University
This new HBO documentary exposes the terrifying vulnerabilities in the American voting system that cannot be ignored in 2020.
Brian Xi, University of California, Berkeley
Online mobilization might not have the same impact as making a donation or participating in protests, but it is still an important tool for political change.
This overlooked comedy from 2016 seems to have predicted the political and public health disasters of 2020.
Hannah Docter-Loeb, Wesleyan University
Our nation’s capital becoming a state is about more than just achieving equal representation in Congress; it’s also about attaining racial equity.
Danielle Kuzel, Florida State University
Engaging in activism doesn’t have to consume all of your time. Calling your congressperson only takes minutes out of your day.
Claudia Ng, University of Texas at Austin
So, take up some space and make some noise.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Here are the best podcasts to tune in to if you’d rather ignore those pesky CNN notifications.
Elizabeth Ivanecky, McMaster University
Though progress has been made in the most recent NAFTA negotiations, creating a better deal will require more compromise between the American, Canadian and Mexican partners.
Leslie Currie, University of Virginia
Sean Spicer’s appearance at the Emmys has deeper implications than its face value.
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