Proposed Executive Order Targets Americans Born to Non-Citizens

BY: ALEXANDRA MADARAS, EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTOR “I am an American citizen, and I consider myself an American.”   For children born to immigrants, American citizenship has often been synonymous with American identity.  What happens when that identity is threatened? Over...

Mass Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue: An Ironic Tale of Death and Familiarity

BY: NICK SAWICKI, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Upon first hearing about the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, my initial reaction was one of utter shock. Parkland, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook - I was around for those tragedies and remember feeling...

Free College: The Answer to Liberating Millions of Debt-Stricken Americans

BY: MARK MIZELL, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR As a high school senior, I have begun the grueling process of applying to colleges, and upon applying to my top three picks I have noticed a constant: the cost. So now amid the thumb twiddling and nail biting as I await a response,...

Christine Blasey Ford Redefines Political Morality

[lead]null[/lead]BY: ALEXANDRA MADARAS, EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTOR   If you’ve recently been haunted by the voice of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh proclaiming his love for beer, you’re not alone. Over the past weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings of...

Free Speech on Campus: A Proposal for Open Discourse

Note: This article was originally submitted to The Economist by the author as part of the Open Future essay contest. BY: JAMES HAN, MANAGING EDITOR The 2016 presidential election revealed deep political divides in the United States. While the chasm between the right...

NGP’s Katelyn Goodpaster Interviews John Gable

John Gable is a co-founder of Allsides (allsides.com), a site that intends to remove media bias on political issues. Next Generation Politics interviewed him to learn more about the source, and the man behind it. After reading this article, we encourage you to check...

Kavanaugh, Precedent, and Hypocrisy

BY: ANDREW SVEDA, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR The past few years alone have vividly depicted just how partisan Supreme Court nominations have become.  But it didn’t used to be that way. It was not too long ago that, in Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s words, the spirit and...

Romanian Youth: The Next Generation in a New Democracy

BY: ALEXANDRA MADARAS, CONTRIBUTOR As the daughter of Romanian immigrants, I’ve always bought into the “torn between two countries” narrative. But recent events have made me wonder whether my two mother countries are actually so wildly different. It’s true that on the...

Stop Ripping Trump

Image Credits: The Hill 8/25/18 By: Sally Meseret, Contributor November 6th, 2018 - The midterm elections are bearing fast upon us. It was merely one year ago that our nation was coming to grips with the election of the new president. What is left for Democrats? After...

Why It’s Important for All of Generation Z to be Involved in Politics

BY: ALEXANDRA MADARAS, CONTRIBUTOR This past year we’ve repeatedly been hit with the same types of headlines: “Generation Z is the New Political Powerhouse,” “Watch Gen Z Kids Take Over the Political Landscape,” “Young People are Advocating More than Ever. ” Comprised...

A Letter From Our Founder

  I’m excited to share with you that Next Generation Politics (NGP) is preparing for what we hope will be our strongest year yet! For our first two years, NGP has been entirely youth-led. For a bunch of high schoolers with empty wallets and big mouths, we’ve...

Why are we so divided?

Well, it's not as bad as you think - A Next Generation Politics and Better Angels Podcast Imagine this: there’s an uncompromising rift in your household. Your mother and brother invariably want to order pizza for dinner, while you and your father never cease to demand...

Why are we so divided? Well, it's not as bad as you think – A Next Generation Politics and Better Angels Podcast

Imagine this: there’s an uncompromising rift in your household. Your mother and brother invariably want to order pizza for dinner, while you and your father never cease to demand sushi. No other options. Just pizza and sushi. You don’t understand why anyone would want...