Tag: democratic party

News

Macalester professors lead chapter of anti-Trump group

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as president of the US in November, a Macalester professor decided to form a group to organize against the new president’s agenda. The result was the Facebook group “Indivisible Saint Paul,” part of a larger resistance movement against Trump started by a collection of former Democratic congressional staffers….

Opinion

The results of this election are on all of us

The blame game began on Tuesday night. It will probably follow historians for the next hundred years. A good many of these articles will be quite insightful. A good many will not. But at their essence, I suspect the majority of these retrospectives will be bunk, by the flaw of confusing the responsible with the…

Opinion

Not “feeling the Bern:” Being a non-Bernie supporter at Mac

Macalester seems to have become saturated with supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, from stickers and posters, to every other conversation in Café Mac, to multiple articles and mentions in The Mac Weekly, weekly. Of course, it makes sense to surround yourself with rhetoric from and news about your preferred candidate. I myself would love…

Opinion

How ideologues have ruined the Democratic Party

“Women make up about half our workforce,” President Obama said in the State of the Union address in February. “But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. That is wrong, and in 2014, it’s an embarrassment.” Hillary Clinton warns America is “turning back the clock” for women. Bill DeBlasio, meanwhile, refuses…