“The Political Party” Launches Millennial Vote Events Aimed At Progressive Issues

This year has been a whirlwind for politics. We started out the year with stories of an impassioned movement, often described as a “revolution” among young people participating in politics. Unfortunately, much of that talk fizzled following the presidential primary season, leaving many young people feeling powerless, disheartened, and skeptical of candidates and the elections process at large. We have an opportunity to change that narrative of politics. We have to empower young people and show them how to use their voice. By focusing on issues rather than on candidates, perhaps we can reignite that same passion again in young […]

The 2016 Election and the Economic War on Women – Part 5

Part 5 of the series. View Part 1, 2, 3, 4 on IDD’s website Reprinted with permission by People for the American Way Major players working to stop women’s economic freedom measures American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) As People For the American Way wrote in a report on ALEC, the organization “is a one-stop shop for corporations looking to identify friendly state legislators and work with them to get special-interest legislation introduced.” Corporations pay dues to the organization and earn the privilege of meeting with state legislatures and presenting them with corporate-friendly model legislation. ALEC bills that have spread across […]