Senator Whitehouse: 9 Reasons I Care About Climate Change – And You Should Too
As carbon pollution continues to drive global climate change and wreak havoc on our environment, the Obama Administration recently proposed limits on carbon pollution from new power plants. Here are 9 reasons why I care about climate change and why I support President Obama’s plan to address it.
LGBT Olympians And Allies Should Show Up In Russia
You Can Play Project co-founder Patrick Burke writes that out LGBT and "publicly pro-gay" people should not boycott the Sochi Olympic games despite Russia’s anti-LGBT environment and laws. "Show the world that there are elite LGBT athletes who are not afraid to be themselves, on and off the playing field," he writes in this BuzzFeed op-ed.
11 Reasons Why Congress Needs To Fix Student Loan Rates Now
Shamefully, Congress failed to act before the July 1st deadline to prevent your student loan interest rates from doubling. This is an issue on which we should all agree. I call on Congress to pass legislation that will retroactively prevent this de facto tax increase on young people already struggling under mountains of debt. At a time when Americans owe more than $1.2 trillion in student loans debt, the last thing we should do is make college more expensive for students and their families. Here are 11 reasons why Congress needs to act on student loan interest rates.