Identity Blind Economics

Identity Blind Economics By: Matt Bump  |  Our Voice Contributor As a working class young adult, with 2 felony convictions […]

Software Is Speech

Software Is Speech By Corey Henderson & Chris Garrou  |  Our Voice Contributors Law enforcement has a problem with encryption, […]

Don’t Be A Crab In A Bucket

We are now at a time where we see people like Bernie Sanders getting arena’s packed just to hear him speak. This is great that his often non-partisan ideas get so much attention, but what does Bernie say over and over again? Does he say, “thank you for your help and I will take it from here”? No. He often says “it is not about Bernie (speaking in the third person), it is about you”. It has always been about you. It has always been up to you. It has always taken you to get the results you want. The question we need to ask though, once we obtain the desired progress, what do we plan to do to keep it?

Is This The New Normal?

I got to witness the fallout of absolute barbarism; war! Those who would wage it, strip the humanity and culture of those they wage it against. They steal from them their civil liberties and ultimately their

Trans Rights in the Utah State Senate

My coming to Utah was a culture shock in many ways. How our LGBTQ brethren are treated was among the biggest of them. We’re more than a decade into the 21st century, and non-discrimination legislation passed into Utah law only two years ago. Yet still more work needs to be done.

Civic Liberty

Mary falls ill with cancer, but with Taylor by her side in the hospital she remains strong and eventually fights her way back to health. After the kids grow up and many long years of life and love, Taylor unexpectedly

The War on Drugs Is a War on People

The day begins with an announcement over a loudspeaker; an unfriendly voice blaring out in an unfriendly environment. Then another loud voice carries on down the long hallway “Stand for count!” . Everybody in their cells jumps out of their beds, fresh out of a sad dream or maybe out of a dream that they are free,

Paid Sick Days Hurt Working People

You may be asking, “Why is this a bad thing?” As I mentioned earlier, PTO is considered part of an employee’s compensation package, PSDs are not. You may only use PSDs when you are sick or by the generosity of your employer. PSD is “use it or lose it” and cannot be cashed out at any time,