BPR statement on George Floyd’s death, police violence:


George Floyd’s life mattered. Like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and too many others whose names we don’t know, Floyd was stolen from friends and family members who loved him and cared about him. His murder cannot be undone, and it is our most recent reminder of the fact that white supremacy, police violence, and racism are dangerously prevalent forces in America today… Read Full Statement

Raising the Roof? The Debt Ceiling Explained

On September 6th, President Donald Trump made a three month deal that allowed for a debt ceiling increase, continued  government spending, and the allocation of hurricane relief funds. The annual debate over the debt ceiling is surrounded by confusion over the purpose of the cap. Why does the debt ceiling exist? Why can’t we just have unlimited debt? Learn more with this political update from the BPR Media Team.

Video by Zack Goldstein and Yashi Wang.