Gabriel Grand
Gabriel Grand

Gabe is a Politics Fellow for PolicyMic and an incoming student at Harvard University. An avid fan of The Daily Show, he enjoys puzzling over the legal and political issues of our time. Gabe prefers to examine both sides of an argument, although as a New Yorker he usually finds it easier to just side with the liberals.

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Dec. 20, 2013

12 Powerful Signs Reveal the True Story Of Homelessness in America

Sometimes a few words can say it all.

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Dec. 18, 2013

25 Olympic Torch Relay Photos That Prove Russians Are Total Badasses

From freezing-cold water to outer space, Russia is taking hardcore to a new level with the pre-Olympic torch relay.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Prison Reform 101: Join PolicyMic’s Day of Discussion About Incarceration

Come join us as we explore the problems of and solutions to mass incarceration in America.
Dec. 16, 2013

Q&A With the Viral Genius Behind the YouTube 2013 Rewind Video

He'll tell you what "unleashing the madness" is all about.
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Dec. 13, 2013

What I Was Doing When a Drone Killed 13 People in Yemen

And why that matters in the first place.
Dec. 12, 2013

Every Viral YouTube Video of 2013 in 5 Epic Minutes

What does the 2013 say?

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Dec. 12, 2013
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Dec. 11, 2013

This Ukrainian Beauty Queen Did Something Miss America Would Never Do

"I decided to do something useful."
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Dec. 11, 2013

Stunning Photos Of the Underbelly Of NYC, Taken By a Wall Street Banker

Because real life happens on the streets, and not in the corporate suites.
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Dec. 10, 2013

7 Things Obama Promises You Can Totally Keep Besides Your Health Plan

(Disclaimer: you can't keep them, either.)
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Dec. 2, 2013

Meet Carl Hart, the Scientist Debunking America's Myths About Drugs

He's got sweet dreads, too.

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Nov. 25, 2013

What D.A.R.E. Didn't Teach You About the Effects of Marijuana

It's time to finally separate fiction from fact.
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Nov. 22, 2013

The War on Drugs is a Failure, But That Doesn't Mean We Should Legalize Weed

Why we don't need to legalize drugs in order to solve the problems of drug abuse.
Nov. 21, 2013

Watch This Harvard Student Pretend to Be a Yale Tour Guide

You won't get this kind of Yale tour from the admissions office.
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Nov. 21, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: Get Ready for the Rise of Evil Cannabis Megacorporations

"We'll start to create another Big Tobacco, except now it's going to be called Big Marijuana," warns an outspoken young legalization skeptic.
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Nov. 16, 2013

This Single Mother is Serving Life Without Parole for the Most Absurd Reason You Can Imagine

After watching her life spiral out of control, Alice Marie Johnson was shocked when a nonviolent crime landed her behind bars forever.

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Nov. 15, 2013

Marijuana Legalization is About So Much More Than Smoking Weed

Marijuana prohibition is "immoral," "ineffective," and "foolish." This leading advocate explains why.
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Nov. 12, 2013

This Advocate is Confident About the Immigration Reform Bill, and You Should Be Too

Ali Noorani, head of the National Immigration Forum, explains why the future of immigration reform is as promising as ever.
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Nov. 5, 2013

De Blasio’s "Tale of Two Cities" Fails to Inspire South Bronx Millennials

Bill de Blasio's populist message isn't resonating among millennials in America's poorest congressional district.
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Nov. 5, 2013

What Millenials in the South Bronx Have to Say About the NYC Elections

Despite Bill de Blasio's promise to address socioeconomic inequality in NYC, young people in America's poorest congressional district remain skeptical.