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Articles by Olivia Siemens (4)

Siemens ’21: Little Rhody teaches little civics: Rhode Island students’ battle for a forgotten right

Op-eds, Opinions

Siemens ’21: Little Rhody teaches little civics: Rhode Island students’ battle for a forgotten right

March 1, 2021 0 comments

What’s a right without a remedy? Rhode Island’s public school students learned the answer all too recently: It’s no right at all.

Siemens ’21: COVID-19 and the search for presidential virtue

Op-eds, Opinions

Siemens ’21: COVID-19 and the search for presidential virtue

April 5, 2020 1 comment

Over the past two months, we have watched the Trump administration flounder in its response to the largest public health crisis in the world’s recent memory. Once again, glaring administrative incompetence has met executive egotism in the face of a national catastrophe.

Siemens ’21: S.2077: The end of partisan gerrymandering in Rhode Island?

Op-eds, Opinions

Siemens ’21: S.2077: The end of partisan gerrymandering in Rhode Island?

February 27, 2020 Comments are Disabled

This Thursday, the state Senate Judiciary Committee is set to hear public commentary on S.2007, a joint resolution to inaugurate an independent redistricting commission in Rhode Island.

Siemens ’21: California’s laboratory of democracy

Op-eds, Opinions

Siemens ’21: California’s laboratory of democracy

November 6, 2019 Comments are Disabled

It has been a historic session for the California legislature.