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Thoughts after the Student Assembly on Income Inequality

April 23, 2015

When I ultimately decided to attend last week’s Student Assembly on Income Inequality, part of me was concerned about appearing like a jerk for being, I predicted, one of the few people present who disagreed with the bill wr...

18-to-1 and a living wage: the Student Assembly and looking forward

April 23, 2015

The student assembly on income inequality held last Tuesday was a milestone for the power of concerted student action as well as a success for progressive ideas in general. With 80 votes yes, only 11 votes no and 2 abstentions, ou...

Student Assembly planned on income inequality

March 12, 2015

A Student Assembly to discuss income inequality at Macalester, specifically the gap between the highest-paid and lowest-paid employees, will be held the second week after Spring Break. On Wednesday night, organizers received th...

On the Student Assembly

March 12, 2015

This Tuesday March 10th, I submitted a motion to MCSG to form a Student Assembly to discuss or take action on income inequality among Macalester’s staff. It was defeated. While this does not mean there cannot be any form of...

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