Congress

IndyTeens: A Progressive Agenda Lies in Congress: Jamaal Bowman

Interview and article by Hudson Mu, age 14 It was a sweltering June Saturday in the Bronx, New York. A pop-up table supported boxes of face masks, hand sanitizer and water bottles in front of Van Cortlandt Park. Taped to it were posters that could be spotted all across the Bronx and Westchester of Jamaal …

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“The Biggest Bully I’ve Ever Had to Deal With.” – How Congresswomen Stood Up to President Trump

By Hudson, age 13, and IndyKids Staff  As students begin another year, many schools take steps to prevent bullying and safeguard the health and well-being of their students. Yet, unfortunately, bullying isn’t just a problem on the playground, but it’s an issue in many levels of society, from workplaces to families, even in the highest …

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Doing More Than Nothing: International Responses to Gun Violence

By Sophie J Paiva, Age 9, Naasir M Favors, Age 10, and IndyKids Staff   In 2017, there were 346 mass shootings reported in the United States. According to a Quinnipiac University poll in November last year, 95 percent of American voters support universal background checks for gun purchases, and 65 percent support a nationwide …

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Election Round-up

After many years under Republican control, the Democratic Party will now make up the majority of Congress, which means Democrats will be better equipped to challenge Bush’s policies.