Emily For President

Emily Sharp
Politics for the Gen Z reader
Created 14 Jan 2021
  • Shutting a Government Down? Now That's What I Call Petty!
    28 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
    Many months and moons ago, we broke down what the filibuster is and how the Senate often uses the process of budget reconciliation to pass House-approved bills without supermajority support. As I hone...
  • People Who Have Had Abortions Are Braver Than Texas Lawmakers— Pass It On
    21 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Well well well. Well well. Well. Obviously from that intro, you can tell we’re talking about the recent SB8 heartbeat bill that went into effect in Texas at the start of the month, paving the way forw...
  • Christian Bale's Lost Oscar for "Vice"
    07 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Is there a funny way to talk about the United States’ recent withdrawal from Afghanistan, or the end of the decades-long War on Terror, or the 20th anniversary of 9/11? Absolutely not. And yet, here w...
  • break up with your boyfriend, he's racist
    30 Aug 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    Over the past year, social media activism has remained a staple of everyone’s internet consumption. I mean, how could it not be with all of that detailed Canva work?1 The line between good intentions ...
  • Putting the "Teach" in "Teaching Greg Abbott a Damn Thing or Two!!!!!"
    23 Aug 2021 • 15 min read • 2 0
    Earlier today (to prepare for this newsletter, actually), the FDA granted full approval of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, showing once again the power E4P wields.1 As students and teachers prepare to return ...
  • Is it Love or is it Just the Patriarchy?
    16 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Unfortunately, I can’t predict the future. It’s a fact about myself that I wish wasn’t true but because it is, I could not have foreseen this weekend’s developments in Afghanistan when I planned today...
  • Justice for Sandra Lee
    10 Aug 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Men have this uncanny habit of both getting defensive when someone of their gender is critiqued for doing the wrong thing and saying they would never do the wrong thing, and then doing the wrong thing...
  • Father, Son, and Nicholas Braun
    02 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    In light of some really dark things happening —like the rapid spreading of the Delta variant, the expiration of the federal eviction moratorium, and the fact that Donald Trump is back in the news agai...
  • The Bennifer Era of the Pandemic
    26 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Unfortunately, COVID-19 will never be a Samantha, no matter how much we wish she would just disappear from our lives. The pandemic is not only trudging on, it’s kicking off into its fourth wave with t...
    19 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Who would have thought, four months later, we’d be right back here talking about voter suppression once again? Of course, we’ve had enough time in between for some exciting new twists and turns involv...
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