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


With New Cannabis Plan, Bernie Reclaims the Progressive Throne

The year is 1996. 14-year-old Pete Buttigieg is in his last year of middle school. Cory Booker is finishing his…
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…