Category: Politics

First Issue of Spring ’14 – Out Now!

Included in the January Issue:

-Sam Naimi ’16 covers recent victories and continuing challenges for the LGBT community

-Tsee Yung Lee ’02 discusses religion’s involvement in New York City politics

-Gabi Lustig ’17 analyzes the six referendums on the New York state ballot

-Amanda Aragon ’15 covers abortion politics in Texas

-Jonathan Jaffe ’15 explores the Employment Non-Discrimination Act,

…and more!


November Issue – Out Now!

Included in the November Issue:

-Amanda Aragon ’15 explains who Malala Yousafzai is and why she received a Nobel Peace Prize

-Carter Brown ’17 discusses what newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani means for Iran

-Alok Nimgaonkar ’17 covers the debt ceiling and government shutdown

-Gabi Lustig ’17 analyzes the present state of Detroit

-Evan Harley Janssens ’17 discusses the Obama administration’s foreign policy in regard to Syria

…and more!


October Issue – Out Now!

Included in the October Issue:

-Gabrielle Lustig ’17 covers the New York City mayoral race

-Jon Yuan ’14 discusses his experiences while studying abroad in China

-Amanda Aragon ’15 explains the history-making US v. Windsor case

-Filip Kan ’15 explores the issue of hefty student loans

-Amy Frieder ’15 analyzes whether the US should continue to provide military aid to Egypt

…and more!


First Issue of 2013- Out Now!

The February 2013 Issue of The Cornell Progressive is out now!

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-Matthew Lynch ’14 explores the Newton Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the NRA’s National Emergency Response program

-Reem Khondakar ’16 analyzes America’s Violence Against Women Act in light of India’s recent rape cases

-Nathan Gelb-Dyller ’16 discusses the symbolic significance of the UN recognition of Palestine as a nonmember observer state

-Could the 112th Congress really be “the worst congress” in American history? And could NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signing of the SAFE act change gun control legislation in other states? Editors-in-chief Jonathan Yuan ’14 and Ian Cohen ’14 give their takes on the issues here.

Read here, or pick up a copy on campus!  Cornell Progressive – February 2013

Cornell Progressive – December 2012 Issue Now Out!

The final issue of CP for this semester is now out, including these stories:

- Reem Khondakar ’16 analyzes climate change and the current status of green energy in the United States, following the devastating Hurricane Sandy this past fall.

- Matt Provenzano ’16 questions the legitimacy of the GOP argument of a “socialist threat” here in the United States.

- Nathan Gelb-Dyller ’16 explores the importance of a highly important bill with policy implications that people are not talking about – the “Farm Bill”

- Jonathan Yuan ’14 reviews MSNBC’s new roundtable show, The Cycle, and explains why he thinks it serves as the voice for young Americans.

…and more!

Pick up a copy all around campus before you leave for Winter Break!

Cornell Progressive – December 2012