Articles and Editorials


our original pieces on a wide range of progressive issues have appeared in multiple media outlets.

COngress Must Move Beyond Partisan Politics and Act on Zika

Dr. Gabriela Lemus, THe Hill

August 15, 2016

Also Featured On: CommonDreams, and others

 

Expand Social Security, find ways to ensure its growth

Olivia Alperstein, The Orlando Sentinel

May 24, 2016

 

 

 

 

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hildgrim / Flickr

The United States of Flint

Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords

April 6, 2016

 

 

 

On the Eve of Purim, Let's Not Condemn All Muslims

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 23, 2016

 

 

 

 

All College Should Be Debt-Free

Olivia Alperstein, InsideSources

March 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Flint, MI Water Crisis Is Proof Positive That We Need Better Infrastructure and a Progressive Budget

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 3, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Today's Supreme Court Case Will Determine Whether Millions of Women Can Access                 Abortion

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 2, 2016

 

Real Feminists Don’t Tell Women How to Vote

Olivia Alperstein, OtherWords

February 24, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

You've Got to Be Carefully Taught

Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords                          January 20, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s Finish What Martin Luther King, Jr. Started

olivia alperstein, Medium                              January 19, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fear-mongering hurts us all

olivia alperstein, otherwords                 december 16, 2015

Also Featured On: Floyd County (KY) Times, Juan Cole, Times Republican, and 5 others

 

 

 

Minimum Wage Is Not           a Livable Wage

olivia alperstein, Common Dreams    December 11, 2015

Also Featured On: TruthDig, Manchester Sun Times, Stars Hollow Gazette, and 10 others

 

 

 

Refugees Are As American As Baseball

olivia alperstein, otherwords                      december 2, 2015

Also featured on: Eastern Group Publications (Group of 12 publications across Eastern Seaboard), Decatur (GA) Daily Democrat, Times Republican, and 10 others

 

 

 

 

Founders Didn’t Intend to Protect Hate Speech When They Wrote the First Amendment

olivia alperstein, Insidesources                       November 21, 2015

Also Featured On: The Philadelphia Enquirer, Austin (TX) American Statesman, The Las Vegas Sun, and 12 others

 

 

 

Severing the 'Gordian Knot':                                     Defying Conventional     Wisdom and Reversing         Current Trade Policy

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post              June 2, 2015

 

Reality Check:                     Latino Voters Just Aren't That Into You

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post       october 22, 2014

Also Featured On: News Taco

 

 

 

 

 

Militarization of Police in America – what does it mean for the nation?

Gabriela Lemus, Blue nation review
august 19, 2014

Also Featured On: News Taco

 

 

 

Shadow GOP Spending Big on Outreach to Latinos

Gabriela Lemus, News Taco                            August 12, 2014

 

 

 

 

Unfinished Business: House GOP Uses Children as Scapegoats

Gabriela Lemus, Blue nation review
august 4, 2014


 

 

 

 

Welcoming the First Latino Supreme Court Justice

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post             June 27, 2009

Andrey Popov

Andrey Popov

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Michigan Municipal League

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Steve Rhodes

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