The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Betsy DeVos Uses Her “Discretion”

August 28, 2018

Hey, kids, soon your teachers may have the guns they need to keep your attention. Hand it to US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos — whose brother, Eric Prince, founded the mercenary army of Blackwater — to find a way to turn classrooms into virtual military battlegrounds. According to a report...

Student Activists Take Matters into Their Own Hands

July 10, 2018

How student activists are using state legislation to protect their rights under Title IX. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is working to threaten the rights of sexual assault survivors on college campuses and their protections under the Title IX legislation of 1972. Over the past 18 months,...

The Disrupters-in-Chief of World Politics

May 28, 2018

From Washington to Rome, so-called "populist" politicians are hacking away at a genuinely broken status quo. But their alternatives are either uninspired or terrifying. Imagine a trio of tech-savvy and entrepreneurial souls on the prowl for the next killer app. They’re staying up late in their...

Dividing the Right and Conquering Trump

February 03, 2017

Trump's extremely effective at dividing and conquering his opponents. What would it take for progressives to divide his supporters? The resistance to Donald Trump’s presidency has been strong, sustained and multi-dimensional. The Women’s March after the inauguration deluged DC in a sea of...

Under Attack, Women Find Strength in Each Other

February 02, 2017

In an era of Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos, young women are standing up for each other. The president of the United States of America is a sexual predator. During his campaign, a now-infamous tape leaked of Donald Trump boasting about assaulting women. He subsequently dismissed the comments as...