August 2, 2019 | Seventy-four years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a No First Use pledge would make our country — and the world — much safer.
About Olivia Alperstein
Olivia Alperstein is the Deputy Director of Communications and Policy at Progressive Congress. Her prior experience includes work in development, legal organizations, political campaigns, and not-for-profit advocacy. ProgressiveCongress.org
Articles by Olivia Alperstein
June 12, 2019 | For already vulnerable populations, the health risks of extreme weather events can be deadly.
March 5, 2019 | No one wants a nuclear war, ever. Why don't we have a policy against starting one?
January 9, 2019 | Mercury regulations save 11,000 lives each year. Now, the EPA wants to weaken them.
October 31, 2018 | Consider this your all-hands-on-deck, siren-blaring warning that we need to act now or forever hold our peace.
October 2, 2018 | As President Trump gave a belligerent address at the UN, lawmakers rolled out legislation to ban “low-yield” nukes that raise the risk of conflict.
September 19, 2018 | The White House wants to clear the way for frackers to release more methane, which poisons communities and torches the climate.
July 11, 2018 | If Americans lose the right to privacy enshrined in Roe, they'll lose a lot more than abortion access.
June 27, 2018 | Pride Month is about fighting for the simple right to live as you are and love who you love without fear.
May 2, 2018 | The same guy who spent $31,000 of taxpayer money on office furniture wants to triple the rent America's poorest people pay.
April 4, 2018 | American taxpayers are helping to fight someone else’s war in Yemen, and the blood is on our hands.
January 24, 2018 | By speaking to current evils in the real world, the new Star Wars films should strike a powerful chord in all of us.
November 1, 2017 | We don't actually have to cut taxes on the rich, slash services for everyone, and blow a hole in the deficit.
August 16, 2017 | They act from the cowardly fear that valuing someone else's life devalues their own.
June 21, 2017 | "America First" apparently means making us the first to get mixed up in yet another endless, costly war — or three.