Justine Fisher

Justine Fisher

Biden begins tackling COVID-19 in his first days in office

Biden begins tackling COVID-19 in his first days in office

President Joe Biden began addressing the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, signing 10 executive orders to expand testing and vaccine access, invoking the Defense Production Act, and setting new travel restrictions, according to CBS News.  "We're entering what may be the...

Opinion: Schools should encourage sharing pronouns on Zoom

Opinion: Schools should encourage sharing pronouns on Zoom

The new landscape of online learning is a challenge and fundamental shift in the way that we are used to learning in schools. However, with these changes, there is a significant opportunity for schools at every grade level to encourage the practice of adding pronouns...

Opinion: Americans need Medicare for All

Opinion: Americans need Medicare for All

America was in a healthcare crisis before the pandemic with 87 million people uninsured or underinsured, causing 30,000 people to die as a direct causation from lack of medical care, according to The Guardian. Now, as COVID-19 has forced so much of the American...

Opinion: We ask too much of teachers

Opinion: We ask too much of teachers

With many states announcing the reopening of public schools in the fall, according to USA Today, teachers in these states are given no other option but to expose themselves to hundreds of students and put themselves at risk of contracting COVID-19. As much as anyone...

The DNC faces pressure to adopt the BREATHE Act

The DNC faces pressure to adopt the BREATHE Act

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors spoke at the DNC’s virtual party platform committee meeting Monday to push for a bold policy platform including the adoption of the BREATHE Act.  “Without the sea changes our movement recommended for the 2020 Democratic...