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Opinion | Trump’s coronavirus response sucks

Opinion | Trump’s coronavirus response sucks

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

March 15, 2020

‪At every stage of the coronavirus outbreak, Trump has done the wrong thing, presumably based on a combination of incompetence, narcissism and a desire to protect himself politically.‬

Editorial: It’s time to condense the primary process

Editorial: It’s time to condense the primary process

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 4, 2020

The United States should condense the far-reaching spread of primary elections into a single, nationwide day of primaries.

Editorial: Allegheny County endorses Heather Kass, neglects more progressive candidates

Editorial: Allegheny County endorses Heather Kass, neglects more progressive candidates

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 18, 2020

The ACDC’s endorsement of Kass is a poor decision because her views are not reflective of the larger Democratic party and her receiving the endorsement will not unify Democrats in the region.

Opinion | Don’t be so Swift to shake off Taylor’s politics

Opinion | Don’t be so Swift to shake off Taylor’s politics

By Alison Sivitz, For The Pitt News

February 12, 2020

For the majority of my life, the most political statement she’d ever made was “haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate.”

Opinion | “IOWAit” a better primary system

Opinion | “IOWAit” a better primary system

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

February 10, 2020

It’s time we do away with caucuses, switch to a ranked choice voting system instead and change which states go first in the primaries.

Pittsburgh Against Fascism in India holds teach-in

Pittsburgh Against Fascism in India holds teach-in

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

The Pittsburgh Against Facism in India Teach-in was held to educate people on India's current political state.

Pitt grad students and faculty speak out against fascism in India

Pitt grad students and faculty speak out against fascism in India

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2020

Tanvir, Mukherjee and other fellow graduate students and faculty concerned about the political climate in India began to discuss the possibility of organizing a movement in Pittsburgh.

Opinion | Spotify Wrapped: American politics of the decade edition

Opinion | Spotify Wrapped: American politics of the decade edition

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

January 7, 2020

Here are some of my favorite moments in American politics throughout the decade — think of it as a Spotify Wrapped for our nation.

Opinion | El-Sayed podcast provides much needed recognition of intersectionality of health and politics

Opinion |  El-Sayed podcast provides much needed recognition of intersectionality of health and politics

By Loretta Donoghue, For The Pitt News

October 8, 2019

We have to recognize this connectedness in order to advance politically.

Opinion | Sandy Hook video disturbing but necessary

Opinion | Sandy Hook video disturbing but necessary

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist

September 22, 2019

So although the video it posted is quite graphic, it is an effective way of promoting its message of transforming something deeply upsetting into something that will make people more aware of the urgency of this issue.

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