Eamon Ross

Eamon Ross is a Program Associate for the Roosevelt Network. Eamon is a recent graduate of Binghamton University, where he majored in Political Science and was an executive board member at Binghamton's Roosevelt chapter and a member of the student leadership team as an Emerging Fellow for the 2017/18 cohort. His work has focused on socioeconomic inequalities, specifically the inequity of the food distribution network and other public services. Eamon previously worked as an Orientation Advisor for Binghamton University, and as a recruitment coordinator for LaGuardia Community College, where he helped new students transition into higher education.

With every week in America comes another wild news cycle of near ludicrous proportions. Our political reality seems ever more preposterous as demonstrated by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s threat to fire employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for being right when Trump was wrong. Then, there was the abrupt cancellation of peace negotiations

As of late, I’ve been doing my utmost to find the silver linings of an otherwise frightening, frustrating, and disappointing news cycle—a rather difficult task in this political moment. There’s the legal fight brewing over Roe v. Wade, and Emily Peck’s sobering piece in HuffPost on the economic peril faced by women—and especially women of

Alumni @ Hyde Park 2019

Alumni @ Hyde Park 2019 Registration | Logistics & Details | FAQs In the past year, we’ve seen some inspiring moments: the highest Midterm turnout since 1914, felon re-enfranchisement in Florida, an overhaul of criminal justice in New York,  and progressive policies like universal basic income, the abolishment of the electoral college, free healthcare have taken a prominent role

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