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The solutions to our problems are in the minds of those who experience them every day. We cannot let progress falter and our dreams fizzle, no matter how difficult the realities of our everyday might be. This movement is about setting our minds on the district that we deserve, then making it a reality together.
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The Humanist Report (THR) is a progressive political podcast that discusses and analyzes current news events and pressing political issues. Our analyses are guided by humanism and political progressivism. Each news story we cover is supplemented with thought-provoking, fact-based commentary that aims for the highest level of objectivity.
Young progressive Robert Emmons Jr. from Chicago's south side challenges the only incumbent to ever beat Obama in an election. John Iadarola and Robert Emmons Jr. break it down on The Damage Report.
Ask Robert Emmons who he is, and he’ll tell you: “I’m a social innovator, nonprofit leader and gun violence-prevention advocate, and I’m running for Congress make this the last generation to be faced with everyday gun violence by addressing its root causes.”
In a previous article we discussed some notable candidates who promote a Green New Deal. But there are still many more democratic candidates, and one of them might be the next president of the United States, so it’s important to know just where they stand on this monumental issue.
With climate change affecting us like never before, it’s inevitable that environmental policies are front and center in so many upcoming political races.
Rob Ghiano is participating in a dual-degree program at the University of Chicago to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Masters of Public Policy. During his time in Chicago, he has been involved with March for Our Lives and other grassroots political efforts. You can follow Rob on Twitter here: @rob_ghiano.