Personally Political

Victoria Hodge
A policy newsletter for the next generation
Created 07 Jan 2021
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  • Dear readers...
    08 Feb 2021 • 1 min read
    Dear Personally Political readers, Recently, on the first day of my last semester of college, one of my professors asked the students in his class to “try not to take things personally.” He said this ...
  • The Politics of Vaccinations
    05 Feb 2021 • 3 min read
    Source: Reuters There is no question that COVID-19 has exposed societal inequities that were previously shrouded from public view. This pandemic has been anything but equal, as the greatest economic b...
  • Why is it Hard to Stay Politically Informed?
    28 Jan 2021 • 5 min read
    My mom tells me that even when I was a baby, I was obsessed with the news. As a toddler I gravitated to the anchors and their all-knowing voices. I loved the array of hard-hitting and heart-warming st...
  • What can we expect from Biden?
    22 Jan 2021 • 4 min read
    Welcome to a new administration! Today marks President Joe Biden’s first week in the oval office and he is intent on hitting the ground running. Not long after taking his oath, Biden took several exec...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Was Way More Radical Than You've Been Told
    19 Jan 2021 • 4 min read
    I’ve had this itching feeling that I’m missing the full picture of Black history. School has taught me a bit. My family has told me more. But when I take stock of my knowledge of Black leaders and rev...
  • The Political Awakening of a Generation
    15 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Most of Gen Z have no memory of 9/11. The youngest members were not even born yet, and the oldest only have second-hand stories of worried parents picking them up from preschool classrooms. We are, ho...
  • What Gen Z Needs to Know about the Second Stimulus Package
    12 Jan 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    When an entire summer, fall, and holiday season went by before Congress passed its second stimulus bill, I started to wonder if the American government really cared about its citizens (spoiler alert: ...
  • A newsletter about policy for the next generation
    07 Jan 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to Personally Political by me, Victoria Hodge, powered by the JuiceMedia Network. I am a journalist and fourth-year student at the University of Virginia graduating with a dual degree in Publi...
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