Raj Chander

Raj is a seasoned freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Washington, D.C. He writes about politics, health & fitness, and digital marketing trends. Outside of work Raj enjoys basketball, blues music, and reading. Please send him your best puns on Twitter.

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Law & Politics

The Great American Train Debate

Years before frenzied rallies, red hats and alternative facts, there was another American president with a signature infrastructure plan: Barack…
Lifestyle

Social Media and Social Justice

Sitting in an Oakland bar in July 2013, Alicia Garza was incensed. George Zimmerman had just been acquitted of second-degree…
Lifestyle

Could Nuclear Power Solve the U.S. Energy Problem?

America’s reliance on carbon-based fossil fuels cannot last forever. It’s not that steps haven’t been made to wean us off…
Law & Politics

Beto O’Rourke: Skate Punk President or Moderate in Disguise?

Who is Beto O’Rourke? Despite dozens of longform thinkpieces, millions of social media followers, and the largest single-day fundraising haul…
Law & Politics

2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates on Cannabis: Past & Present

Most of the Democrats seeking the White House in 2020 agree that the plant needs to be federally legal. But…
Law & Politics

5 Facts About the Green New Deal

After winning the Democratic nomination for president in the summer of 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt promised to end the economic…
Law & Politics

Three Questions for Kamala Harris 2020

On Monday, January 21, the 43rd annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Senator Kamala Devi Harris declared her…
Law & Politics

What Would Legal Cannabis Mean for New York City?

Earlier this year, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his support of a regulated program for recreational marijuana. Many…
Law & Politics

Kill ‘Em With Cash

For years, groups lobbying for legal cannabis in the U.S. stayed solidly to the left on the political spectrum. As…
Law & Politics

What We Learned From the 2018 Midterms

As the dust clears from one of the most consequential elections in American history, reactions are already taking place in…
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