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.

Author's Articles

Health & Wellness

The Vape Crisis: Are 70% of All Street Cartridges Poisonous?

A mysterious lung illness that appears to be related to the use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices has taken six…
Law & Politics

The New American Space Race

In 1966, the United States spent $5.9 billion on space exploration. In today’s dollars, that’s over $44 billion, or close…
Law & Politics

Big Tech Buzzkill: How Silicon Valley is Failing Cannabis

“Facebook is an idealistic and optimistic company … and, as Facebook has grown, people everywhere have gotten a powerful new…

Underground Supper Clubs

The Supper Club If you’re the kind of person who rolls their eyes when someone takes a picture of their…
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…

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…

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…