Evan Popp

Evan Popp is an Editorial Intern at The Progressive. A rising senior at Ithaca College, his work has previously been published by ThinkProgress, Common Dreams and Consortium News. Follow him on Twitter @evanpopp22

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The low pay received by many restaurant workers is no accident. Operating in the background of the industry is a powerful lobbying organization determined to keep wages low and benefits skimpy. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:59 PM Magazine


Alex Hanson

A 2008 bill requires that the position be filled “from among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education, and economics.” more

Aug 2, 2017 2:16 PM Dispatches


Evan Popp

The proposed line would replace beautiful mountain vistas with a large, industrial eyesore along one of our nation's most iconic trails. more

Jul 27, 2017 12:40 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Agustín Ruiz

Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity, called the measure a “special interest bonanza” that would “take our country and our people in the wrong direction.” more

Jul 20, 2017 11:21 AM Dispatches


Gage Skidmore

The plot thickens. An interactive timeline of Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting. more

Jul 13, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches


Lawrence Jackson

Most people in Congress aren’t really addressing poverty. They seem to be more concerned with the prospects of the middle class. more

Jul 10, 2017 11:47 AM Dispatches

Nineteen state legislatures have introduced bills in 2017 that in some way curb the right to protest. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:13 AM Dispatches


Rick Barry

It’s online that people organize for social change. So the ability to be a fully formed citizen and take part in our twenty-first century democracy means universal affordable access to the Internet. more

Jun 30, 2017 10:09 AM Dispatches


Gage Skidmore

The top 1 percent are raking in more now than in the free-market loving administrations of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Do we really want more of the same? more

Jun 21, 2017 10:32 AM Dispatches

Trump, who held a Rose Garden celebration after the bill’s passage in the House, has called the legislation “mean.” more

Jun 15, 2017 11:04 AM Dispatches 1 Comments


Donkey Hotey

This is the one area in which Trump has bipartisan support. He does not deserve it. Airstrikes in Syria by a U.S.-led coalition just killed at least 12 people. The response from Democrats in Congress: radio silence. more

Jun 13, 2017 1:54 PM Dispatches

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Evan Popp

Sanders: “It’s not Bernie. It’s you.” more

Jun 12, 2017 11:57 AM Dispatches

When I lived in Morocco I witnessed demonstrations in Rabat—the country’s capital—nearly every week, with protesters pushing the government to take action on education and employment. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:24 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Nure Alahi Sagor (Trump image by Max Goldberg)

Even oil companies think pulling out of the Paris accord is a bad idea. more

Jun 2, 2017 11:06 AM Dispatches