Articles written by Blake Blechner

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  • Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang Speaks at Democratic Club

    Blake Blechner, Kids Scoop Media|Jan 18, 2018

    I recently attended the Culver City Democratic Club meeting, to listen to John Chiang speak about his run for office of Governor of California. His speech was very intriguing, and gave some insights into who he is and what his platform stands for. His parents immigrated to the United States from Taiwan. They came here for the American dream that led them to a middle class neighborhood in Chicago. John was one of the first Asian-Americans on the block. He graduated from the University of South...

  • Politicon: The Comic-Con of politics

    Blake Blechner|Sep 21, 2017

    I recently attended Politicon, the Comic Con of Politics, where politically conscious people convene to have educated conversations about politics. Politicon took place onthe 29th and 30th of July at the Pasadena Convention Center. This was its third time atthe Convention center and it was even more amazing than the previous years, with guests like Pod Save America, Jake Tapper and Chelsea Handler. There were amazing political debates between people like Cenk Uygur and Ben Shapiro, and between Ann Coulter and Ana Kasparian. With Sunday Night...