Tag name : politics

#WhyImRunning for Wisconsin Treasurer

By Sarah Godlewski Like many of us, the day after the 2016 Presidential election was one of the most painful and frustrating days of my adult life. It was also my birthday. I knew deep in my gut that I had to do something in my next year of life. A few months later, I discovered that opportunity to step up — to save our State Treasurer’s Office. Wisconsin voters were being asked if they want...


“Voting doesn’t matter” and Other Myths that Enable Political Corruption

Now I can only speak as an American, but one that has been immersed in the seedy underbelly of New Jersey politics. Add to that a stint as a political coordinator for a major NYC labor union (during the last mayoral primaries), and you can start to imagine the things I’ve seen and heard. My approach to any work environment always comes with an anthropological lens. I not only seek to understand ...


Light a Fire!

I think summer must be a hard time for any movement, but especially for women’s movements.  The legislative season is in a lull, no one outside of the movement is ready to talk definitively about politics, and all the students in the movement have taken a hiatus until the fall semester.  I’m embarrassed to admit that I have yet to find new state campus coordinators for my region.  It seem...


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