Healthcare Is Not A Cellphone Plan

Healthcare Is Not A Cellphone Plan

By Caroline Thew | Our Voice Contributor The Affordable Care Act is far from perfect and there is currently a bill to implement Universal Healthcare or Medicare For All (H.R.676). The Republican majority and the 45th President of the United States are still bent on...
Why We March on May Day

Why We March on May Day

By Caroline Thew | Our Voice Contributor May Day has been celebrated for centuries in various forms and for various reasons. Originally a pagan astrological holiday celebrating spring and rebirth known as Beltane, May Day has been International Labor Day or...
Congressional Democrats Owe Us A Strategy

Congressional Democrats Owe Us A Strategy

By Leslie D. Stenull  | Our Voice Contributor Everyone I know has heeded the call to register protest against the more egregious excesses of President Trump and his administration. We have dutifully knitted hats, showed up to get in line, signed petitions and called...
We Must Deal With The 12th Amendment

We Must Deal With The 12th Amendment

 By Leslie Stenull         |      Our Voice Contributor The 2016 election was a revelatory event with regard to the actual operation of the democracy. The election’s outcome brought Americans face-to-face with what many view as an arcane relic with dubious roots. Most...
Let’s Cause Good Trouble

Let’s Cause Good Trouble

By Chris Garrou   |  Our Voice Contributor I attended the “Come Together Fight Back” rally presented by the Democratic National Committee on Monday night in Portland. The headliners of this rally were Tom Perez, the recently selected Chair of the DNC, and Senator...
Becoming A Meme: The Imagery of Protesting

Becoming A Meme: The Imagery of Protesting

By Kate Hamberger aka Glamberger | Our Voice Contributor Some people get memed after just a single photo of them surfaces to the public worthy of meming. Others, like myself, become iconic images of the movement by showing up consistently to demonstrations with a...

Don’t Forget to Budget for Oxygen

By Maris Abelson | Our Voice Contributor Trump, we are redeclaring our rights to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. You have tweeted that global warming was “invented by the Chinese“, is “nonsense”, and is “a hoax”. Aside from your flat Earth rejection of...

How to Improve Voting in the US

By Alexander Spielman & Dev Goswami | Our Voice Contributors The United States has a very complicated way of registering voters. You have to re-register for voting each time you move to a different address instead of having everything moved over automatically....

AN INDEPENDENT VOICE: Taking the Next Step

by Dev Goswami | Independent Candidate for 38th District of NJ Congress Much of my work with US Congressional candidate Josh Gottheimer was focused on lowering property taxes, a popular rallying cry from a people feeling overtaxed and under served. While I had my...

Why Millennials Need to Get Involved in Politics

by Chris Garrou & Dev Goswami | Our Voice Contributors Millennials have been unjustly characterized as apathetic and disconnected from politics. This assessment is based on false assumptions.  Pundit analysis suggested fewer Millennials turned out to vote after...