Eleanor Gully

sgully1@binghamton.edu

20 Articles


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Democrats need to appeal to a broader base

With Election Day behind us, ousting President Donald Trump is a major win for many, but we can’t get complacent. We still need to learn from the past. Joe Biden underperformed in...


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Abolishing the Senate may expand democracy

Although the general election is behind us, the future makeup of Congress is still uncertain. The Democrats will hold the House of Representatives, though with a smaller margin than before, and President-elect...


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The American democratic process is riddled with obstacles

With election day coming shortly, it is important to remember that even in the best of circumstances, American democracy is extremely flawed. Anti-democratic measures and biases are pervasive in both the United...


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Right-wing news outlets mischaracterize terrorism

Since the war on terror began, extremism has been a much more conscious concern for many. Terrorism has been a global threat in the past and is back in the news with...


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Democrats must fight back against rushed attempts to fill Justice Ginsburg's seat

Less than two weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tragically passed away at age 87. Her loss comes as the 2020 Presidential election is entering the final stretch to Nov....


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We need our politicians to fight harder against climate change

As many of us know, Binghamton is notorious for its cloudiness. Last week, you may or may not have noticed that the sky was not covered by clouds, but by smoke that...


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Extensive government surveillance is a violation of our rights

For the past few months, the major media cycles have focused on, justifiably so, a global pandemic, massive civil unrest and a collapsed economy. However, many stories go under the radar that...


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The U.S. government’s violence against protesters must be condemned as fascism

The United States has been rocked by increasing tension the past few months. A pandemic is raging out of control, an economy is mid-collapse and protests of injustice have shaken the minds...


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Venezuela is the latest in U.S. political interference

The world may be grappling with a global pandemic disrupting every element of our lives, but that has not stopped the U.S. government from continuing its regime change efforts abroad. Recent escalations...


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Democracy is more than just the presidential election

The Democratic primary has been at the center of the American political climate lately. With Super Tuesday behind us and many more primaries to go, the focus on elections will surely increase....