The public option matters because it will create an immediately affordable choice for the 80% of young people making less than $40,000 per year. It is young America's coverage plan.
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To say debt is the result of poor choices and frivolous spending fails to capture the reality of the economic state of young people today.
Young voters were instrumental in helping elect President Obama but since then they've felt largely ignored by the political process. Now a number of ...
Right now the health care debate has shifted--perhaps temporarily--from the public option to abortion and mammograms. This makes it a good moment to r...
It's hard for 20-somethings to get excited about free colonoscopies or co-ops and the public plan option. If you are a young person, you may not believe you have much at stake in this fight. You do.
Today on the radio show, we've got Jim Gilliam, co-founder of Brave New Films and Chief Technology Officer of Business.com, who recently created Tweetprogress.us, a directory of progressive tweeters.
According to the SurveyUSA poll, 60% of those 18-34 support Obama's plan -- including 66% of 18 to 24-year-olds and 74% of 25 to 29-year-olds.
For my generation, health care reform is more than a personal story or experience: it is a moral and humanitarian mandate.
For the 2010 cycle, candidates can no longer expect skyrocketing voter turnout to inch them to victory. It seems that regardless of party there is a tabula rasa between candidates and young voters.
"Everyone I talk to wants change but on base you can't say certain things. At a bar or a party, everyone tells me they're voting for Obama... My military friends are tired of being lied to."
"How much do I take for granted?" Donny asked. "For me, a choice between liberty and death is a philosophical dilemma, a historical event, but never a necessary choice."
Men II Boys is a new film that featuring interviews from BET journalist Jeff Johnson, Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Baltimore Ravens Tight End, Daniel Wilcox.
Kristen Soltis, a regular contributor here at Pollster.com, summarized her views on how the Republican Party can win back younger voters for the Huffi...
As the first massive act of civil disobedience, thousands will cross the line to demand an end to our nation's denial of the spiraling impact of dirty coal and old coal-fired plants.
The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race
A year after Obama swept through Iowa in magical fashion to stun the political establishment, he is less than twenty days away from being inaugurated the 44th POTUS.
While our values are consistent, these changes in technology -- and in the circumstances that shape women's experiences -- call on us to change the ways in which we engage the public.
The vast majority of Americans is weary of ideological bickering and interested only in backing leaders who can do something about their problems.
With Daniel Berrier of Electopundit
Part 1: Reading the Election
Barack Hussein Obama, the newly elected 44th President of the United States is almo...
If America is indeed on the path to being cool again we might see a wave of this sort of voluntary repatriation.
Students may not have marched on the Pentagon to end the war in Iraq, but they have given the nation a new president who has pledged to do just that.
We are witnessing a tremendous ideological shift among young voters -- one that could reshape our politics for decades to come.
Obama has allowed our beloved country to enter its next stage in history, a stage in which my generation can truly feel a part of this country and feel that our voices can and will be heard.
In college we learn to be skeptical of claims like the ones being made about Barack Obama's historic victory. For today, forget it. His win really doe...
President Obama will combine elements of FDR's and JFK's presidencies: charismatic leadership, ideological flexibility, and responsiveness to pressure from the left.
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