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On Our Radar: Politics As Unusual.

  1. The Youth Vote Counts At the Iowa caucus on Monday, Ted Cruz won and Donald Trump had a “yuge” loss, in the words of the NY Daily News. But what’s up with the youth vote? Bernie Sanders is all about it–even throwing a “rock concert rally” to engage those elusive 18-24 year olds. Sanders’ campaign advisors have been candid about…

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This Young Latina from the Bronx refused to give up on her science dreams

Every morning, I start my day with the love and support of my mother. Her gentle whisper of the bendiciones –“Que dios me la bendiga” — is empowering encouragement against the chaotic noise of the day. My mother is a strong and independent woman, who has dedicated her life to helping me pursue my aspirations of becoming…