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Guest Column By Penn Dems | Biden isn’t doing enough to confront systemic racism

(07/06/20 5:29pm)

Our country has had enough of leaders with false promises. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police, Americans everywhere are calling for structural change. In this moment, we must use our power as Democratic voters and young people to put pressure on Joe Biden. While many of the changes to public safety and police departments need to come from within local and state governments, America needs a national leader who will champion civil and human rights. 

Guest Column by Emma Wennberg | We need new leadership in West Philly. Rick Krajewski is our chance to get it.

(05/06/20 7:01pm)

While many of us have been cast off–campus and into our hometowns during this crisis, Philadelphia continues to suffer. Greedy real estate moguls are holding much–needed hospitals hostage. The pandemic has claimed 1.5 million jobs in Pennsylvania as Philly residents report delays in receiving unemployment benefits. Food insecurity has climbed as people face limited paychecks and children no longer receive school lunches.