The Source of Political Change

We’re still waiting for the perfect candidate. In 2016, Bernie Sanders was going to solve income inequality in America. In 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave us her plan to cut carbon emissions while putting Americans to […]

One More Thing

The Catalyst’s readership numbers are, to the best of my knowledge, unknown. I can’t imagine anyone has taken the time to conduct a survey recently, and I know I haven’t taken the time to do […]

A Climate Plan for a Beto Future

American political life is still far from normal: just the other day, at a rally in Wisconsin, our president repeated blatant falsehoods about doctors and mothers executing infants; questions abound about the attorney general’s redactions […]

What the F is a Finsta

Scrolling through Instagram, I see at least 12 photos of food, a handful of memes, 30 photos of people reminiscing about Spring Break, and 17 photos of people bragging about their fitness. This display of […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Campaign Finance Hypocrisy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, first-term congresswoman and emerging star in the Democratic Party, styles herself as a grassroots-activist-turned-politician. However, further scrutiny into her campaign finance disclosures and subsequent voting record reveals a more nuanced story. Ocasio-Cortez, a […]