Zeke Rosenberg

Class of 2017


  • On the Issues: Candidates’ band-aid solutions seek to cut health spending

    Health care is the policy area where both the parties and individual candidates are farthest apart. Democrats tend to favor federal health insurance. Republicans think this is unnecessary spending that drives up costs of health products. While Republicans are already furious about Obamacare — an act nicknamed after President Barack Obama that allowed states to expand Medicaid access if they please...

    Elections | March 28, 2016
  • On the Issues: Tax plans split both parties and candidates

    Taxes are a broad and often complex policy area. While every candidate proposes some combination of taxes on income and consumption, the activities and transactions being taxed can vary wildly from candidate to candidate. Economists are split on the issue as well, finding consumption taxes to be more predictable and stronger drivers of government revenue while income taxes are less of a burden on ...

    Elections | March 21, 2016
  • Europe’s rising radical right conjures spector of violance

    Last Sunday, Germany held regional elections in Rhineland-Palatinate, Baden-Wurttemburg, and Saxony-Anhalt. Frauke Petry’s far-Right party, Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD), made resounding gains in all three elections at the expense of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union and the center-Left Social Democratic ...

    Forum | March 21, 2016
  • Barbara Samaniego and Raheela Ahsan on health and safety

    Zeke Rosenberg (senior staff, The Tartan): Why did you decide to run, both individually and as a team?

    Special | March 21, 2016
  • On the Issues: family leave gains steam in both parties

    Most countries in the world mandate paid family leave for new parents so they have time to spend with their babies before returning to a life at the office. America, however, has a strong business culture that often avoids mandates that can constrict the freedom of entrepreneurs. America is moving away from such a strict mindset, though, and paid family leave is slowly but surely becoming a popula...

    Special | February 29, 2016

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