Activist Check-In: The Donald Trump Surrogate Starter Pack

I think I figured out a way to pay back my 50,000 dollars in student loan debt. Ok, but before I tell you, promise you won't judge and/or laugh at me... Ok, we all set? Good. I am leaving Citizen Action's Communications team to join CNN and become a member of Donald...

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Activist Check-In: Issa Short Week

Is it just me, or did this week fly by? I blame the Fourth of July. Since when does this holiday land in the middle of the work week? I guess that didn't stop everyone from being productive, or destructive. Mr. 45, AKA The Illiterate Man in Orange, spent his holiday...

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Activist Check-In: Subway Surfers of New York City

Did you know that if you close your eyes and concentrate really hard, you can hear the moment where Governor Cuomo realizes his strategy of dodging accountability is failing? No, seriously. After spending months making believe that he had no control over the New York...

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Activist Check-In: Capital Countdown

We have anywhere between 3-6 days left in the 2017 New York State Legislative Session, and in that time we could pass automatic voter registration, grant formerly incarcerated people their right to vote, and even pass Universal Healthcare. All we need is for the...

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Activist Check-in: Justice Works Recap and More

This week has been so awesome! No, seriously. I spent my weekend at the Desmond Hotel listening to amazing speakers and hanging out with awesome people at the Justice Works Conference. One week later I saw the Golden State Warriors build a 3-0 lead on the Cleveland...

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Activist Check-In: Dabbing on the White House

This morning while heading to the New York City office, someone on the subway recognized me from Twitter. As you know, the moment someone who isn't in your direct circle of friends and family recognizes you, it means you're famous. So this June at Justice Works, be...

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Activist Check-In: Tax Season is Stressful

Did you get you do your taxes? I did mine this week. Well, I didn't do them, my tax guy Ettiene did them. But no worries, I was super helpful. On Tuesday evening, I barged into his office with a pile of receipts, a bottle of whiskey and a handful of one dollar bills....

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