The Supreme Court is giving extreme new powers to increasingly autocratic state governments. That’s not democracy.
Federal law requires Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases in which their “impartiality might reasonably be questioned.”
The media has a responsibility to tell Americans that a major party now openly endorses using violence to overturn elections.
Letting small minorities of senators block things most Americans support delivers obstruction, not bipartisanship.
One year after the January 6 insurrection, is the United States on the verge of break-up?
When I think of January 6, I remember the overwhelming helplessness — a familiar feeling to residents of the Capitol.
The coup attempt turned into a road map for the national GOP. Whether democracy survives is up to us.
The Biden administration’s democracy initiative is missing the all-important inequality connection.
Prison gerrymandering inflates the political representation of districts that host prisons — without any say from the people inside them.
The warning from democracy advocates is clear: Kill the filibuster and pass the For the People Act, or our democracy won’t survive.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
Biden is lukewarm about expanding the Supreme Court, and Nancy Pelosi says she won’t schedule a vote on it. Still, Republicans are fuming.
Donald Trump’s not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there’s no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.