Nguyen arrived in Copenhagen last week after biking from Australia, armed with testimonials from Austria to Kazakhstan and ready to deliver their messages to decision makers.
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By most indicators young people are the most adversely affected age group by the economic crisis, the most at risk when it comes to health care coverage, and the deepest in debt.
Millions of young voters showed up at the polls to vote for President Obama. These activists are still working hard, fighting for candidates and constitutional initiatives on the ballot this November.
It's official: New Yorkers aren't entitled to the same freedoms that residents of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont and after New Year's, New Hampshire can take for granted.
Obama should rethink the Afghanistan war for lots of reasons. It isn't making us more secure. It's costing us billions of dollars as well as jobs and lives. And now, the latest reason, he's losing key voters.
Mike Mokrzycki is an independent consultant who has studied implications of the growing cell-phone-only population for survey research. He was the fou...
Last November, young voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama over John McCain by a 2 to 1 margin and broke heavily for the Democratic Party, leadin...
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.
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.
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