Two Pomona College alumni are among the nominees for top diplomatic and legal positions announced by President Joe Biden last week. The White House is putting forward Alexander M.M. Uballez PO ’08 for U.S. attorney for the district of New Mexico and Michael Adler PO ’86 for ambassador to South Sudan, according to statements released Jan. 26.
Biden isn’t transforming America’s immigration system; Instead, we should support more direct aid for immigrants, says Nicholas Black PO ’24.
Russia’s response to President Biden calling Vladimir Putin a “killer” recalls classic tactics used by the Soviet Union and many other authoritarian regimes to obfuscate criticism of their human rights records, argues Ben Reicher PO ’22.
Striving for unity and bipartisanship can undermine the productivity of the party in power, writes Sam Hernandez PO ’24.
Voting isn’t the only way to spur social change; those disillusioned with politics should turn to mutual aid, writes Gerardo Hurtado PO ‘24.