We want to know if the coronavirus stimulus check, and a letter about it from the president, changed how you think about Trump and the government.
Ryan BrooksHave you gotten your stimulus check (and The Letter) or are you still waiting on it? I'm looking to chat with folks across the country about those, what they're worried about economically, and how those checks are working out for them. emails in my bio!
During our lifetimes, the US has always felt like it was in crisis. I talked with nine young millennials and Gen Z’ers about what the coronavirus pandemic means for their futures.
Ryan BrooksI wrote about the generational ennui of Gen Z and young millennials. For many of us our entire lives have felt like a continuous political and existential crisis—the pandemic has exasperated that just as we're starting our adult lives
Ryan BrooksSome of our earliest memories are of America post 9/11 and of watching our parents and relatives struggle through the Great Recession with little to no assistance. It's shaped our collective outlook on government, the American Dream, and our own futures.
"If we only talk about racial justice issues or if we only talk about economic issues we’re going to be leaving some people out."
Ryan BrooksLotta talk about rainbow coalitions at Sander’s two rallies in Michigan. I wrote about how progressives like AOC were working on language bring those sorts of coalitions with Jackson as an example back in 2018.
"He had trouble personalizing the impacts of his policies — I guess that’s just his business way," New York City’s public advocate said of Bloomberg.
Ryan BrooksScoop: a group of black and brown New Yorkers including NYC public advocate @JumaaneWilliams have signed a letter asking voters of color to reject Mike Bloomberg ahead of Super Tuesday.
“I would just hope very much that the American people look at the totality of a candidate. Not at their gender, not at their sexuality, not at their age, but at everything,” Sanders said. “Nobody is perfect.”
Ryan BrooksNew: here’s what Bernie actually said during that forum here in New Hampshire this morning