Eleanor Gully


37 Articles


Bolivia's current elections are jeopardized by U.S. involvement

In the past month, the situation in Bolivia has changed from bad to worse. On Oct. 20, Evo Morales, the first indigenous president of Bolivia, won his fourth election by the necessary...


A new Florida law wrongly imposes a dangerous poll tax on ex-felons

Imagine being barred from voting for the rest of your life. That is the reality for too many people in this country — millions who, right now, simply don’t have the right...


Corporations are taking steps our government won't

In the past few months, more mass shootings have shaken the United States. In August, a man walked into a Walmart in El Paso and targeted individuals based on their race during...


Israel's barring of congresswomen is silencing free speech

Recently, the Israeli government denied visas to two U.S. congresswomen: Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. The action comes shortly after President Donald Trump stated on Twitter that “it would show great...


The Electoral College must be abolished

Recently, Jeff Merkley (D-OR) announced legislation that would amend the Constitution to abolish the Electoral College system as we know it, and in turn would change presidential elections to be decided by...


Democratic leadership should embrace more progressive views

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) recently stated that it will not work with nor support any candidates running in a primary against any Democratic incumbent. The committee stated that this change...


The Trump administration offers false support for LGBTQ people

The Trump administration is back at it again with manipulating real issues that affect not only Americans, but LGBTQ folk around the globe. A recent announcement by the administration, entirely reasonable at...