Leading up to and following the election there has been much fuss about the minimum wage in America. President Joe Biden is expected to present his proposal Friday for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Although there will always be negative side effects to changes like these, overall it will be extremely beneficial to millions of Americans and could even help improve the economy.
Grace Spellman | @whscharger With the first election coming up for eligible WHS voters, we set out to find what issues teen voters considered important for political candidates to address. While some of the voters had little to say, others were passionate about several topics. Several students expressed concerns for what candidates would do for... Continue Reading →
Following the murder of George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who died at the hands of police officers in May, a wave of protests has begun around the world. The focus of these protests is to end police brutality and support Black Lives Matter (BLM). It is important to end racism once and for all in our country. Deaths like these are unacceptable and should not go without punishment.
It goes without saying that these protests have been controversial for many reasons — All Lives Matter vs. BLM, looting and violent protests. Calls to reform policing and address racially charged issues like Confederate statues are filling the news.
Laurel, Adam, and Falisha invite Chad Chambers and Dan Flach on the pod to take the World’s Smallest Political Quiz. Take the quiz before listening and join them to figure out your political ideology. Some background information on the World’s Smallest Political Quiz.
Gillette released a controversial ad this month raising the question, “is this the best a man can get?” If you haven’t seen the ad, it depicts some men in a number of questionable situations, such as sexually harassing women and being violent towards each other. Towards the end of the ad, some men begin to... Continue Reading →