Bernie Sanders and Make the Road Nevada March to the Polls on the First Day of Caucus Early Voting
On the first day of early voting, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and the progressive activists at Make the Road Nevada wasted no time in encouraging supporters to go to the polls. At Desert Pines High School in East Las Vegas, Sanders joined local progressive activists at Make the Road Nevada and reassured the crowd...
Mayor Reenacts Voting Rights Amendment On Behalf Of Women’s History and Culture Center.
Mesquite, NV., February 7, 2020. Mesquite Nevada Mayor Al Litman prepares to reenact signing of Nevada resolution to ratify the 19th Amendment which secured women’s right to vote. The 1864 Nevada constitution gave the right to vote to white men. The passage of the Fifteenth Amendment in 1870 opened the vote to black men. In...
Health Care 301: Ration This
For over two months, my family and I have had to confront a medical emergency and navigate various corners of our health care system. But over nine weeks later, we have some good news: My dad finally made it home. It’s a huge relief that he’s finally home, but that still doesn’t mean our lives...
At SEIU 1107’s “Unions for All” Summit, We Heard from Union Workers on What They Intend to Accomplish in 2020 (and Beyond)
This past weekend, SEIU Local 1107 held its “Unions for All” Summit here in Las Vegas. Considering that we have less than a month left until the Nevada Democratic Caucus, the presidential candidates are scrambling to shore up union workers’ support. One candidate appeared in person, a couple live-streamed in, another phoned in, and others...
At SEIU 1107’s “Unions for All” Summit, 2020 Presidential Candidates Got a Crash Course on What Matters to Nevada Workers
This past weekend, SEIU Local 1107 held its “Unions for All” Summit at the Sahara Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Considering that we have less than a month left until the Nevada Democratic Caucus, the presidential candidates are scrambling to shore up union workers’ support. But also considering that this is the penultimate weekend...
Health Care 104: What’s the Problem?
After many months of seemingly endless back-and-forth over whether “Medicare for All” single-payer health care will bring about the Democratic Party’s damnation or salvation, most of the presidential campaigns and media pundits may finally be tiring of this argument.  However, just because they’re tiring of the policy argument doesn’t mean we’re still facing real problems...
“We Need to Use Our Voices”: Adam Rippon Campaigns for Elizabeth Warren in Las Vegas
It’s not all that often we speak with any actual Olympians. But today, we caught up with ice skating superstar Adam Rippon and spoke about his trailblazing life in sports, pop culture, and politics. Oh, and Rippon also spoke with us about the first Nevada presidential caucus he’ll be participating in and who he will...
Latest Nevada Flu Report Data from Oct. 27 – Nov. 9, 2019
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Klobuchar Promises to “Bring People in, Not Shut Them Out” While Campaigning in Las Vegas
On the first weekend of 2020, Nevada got its first presidential candidate visit of the new year with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s (D-Minnesota) criss-crossing of the state. Klobuchar met with voters in the Carson Valley (Douglas County) and Reno this morning, then met with some more voters at her Las Vegas campaign office. We caught...
Finland’s New Government
Finland’s New Government Is Young And Led By Women—Here’s What The Country Does To Promote Diversity by Carmen Niethammer, Forbes Contributor Sanna Marin is Finland’s new prime minister—news that traveled fast across the world due to her age, and gender. The new Prime Minister’s age is notable. At 34 years-old, she is the youngest prime...
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