“I’m Cynthia Nixon, and I’m running for governor because I love you.” Accompanied by local activists, Cynthia Nixon passionately argues her case to become New York’s first female governor.
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which seventeen people were killed, there has been a sustained and significant activist movement for gun control and a substantial shift in public opinion on the issue. This has given many hope that this horrible incident could potentially lead to change, even after the continued inaction that has fol-lowed previous mass shootings, such in Sandy Hook, Orlando, and Las Vegas, among countless others.
On January 21st, 2017, hundreds of thousands of women gathered together to protest the inauguration of the newly elected President Donald Trump. On the first anniversary of what is now known as the Women’s March, hundreds of thousands of protesters again took to the streets wearing pink “Pussy Hats” in major cities and small towns to protest the 45th president.
The internet lost one of its brightest contributors and defenders a few weeks ago in Aaron Swartz. . .