Articles by parkerbolstad


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Response to Charlottesville

My name is Parker Bolstad and I was last year’s president of Hillel at Mines, the Jewish student organization on campus. I am writing today to talk about the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. I watched in horror as issues that have plighted our country for years — racism, anti-Semitism, radical nationalism — reared…

The Electoral College

The Electoral College, the body of 538 delegates who vote for the president in December, the body created by the constitution, is inherently undemocratic. There I said it, but before you start burning effigies hear me out. We fervently believe in democracy, because it is what makes our country so amazing. We have a society…

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