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LAUDOLFF: Postponing elections amid COVID-19 necessary

LAUDOLFF: Postponing elections amid COVID-19 necessary

April 2, 2020

States should postpone primary elections to avoid the the spread of COVID-19 at the polls. Americans should not have to choose between protecting their health and exercising their civic duty.

SALGADO: COVID-19 exposes longstanding problems within US capitalism

SALGADO: COVID-19 exposes longstanding problems within US capitalism

April 1, 2020

The U.S. economy has taken a brutal hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. The dire state of the economy begs to question whether capitalism is the best economic system for our country.

BEG: Voting amid COVID-19 crisis requires accommodation, communication from US officials

BEG: Voting amid COVID-19 crisis requires accommodation, communication from US officials

March 31, 2020

State and federal governments must do more to combat the negative effects of COVID-19 related to voting, such as changing the laws regulating the voting procedure. Voting is an important civic duty that needs to be protected in these turbulent times.

DYSART: Bipartisan conflict hinders urgent economic stimulus response

DYSART: Bipartisan conflict hinders urgent economic stimulus response

March 26, 2020

Bipartisan disagreement hindered Congress from providing urgent, critical aid to the American people in response to economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic. 

SALGADO: Distrust of media inhibiting Americans from protecting themselves

SALGADO: Distrust of media inhibiting Americans from protecting themselves

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 has tested American public trust of the media. The health and safety of the population relies on the public's willingness to heed precautions from medical experts, scientists, and government officials rather than get caught up in debates of misinformation.

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