The Supreme Court is giving extreme new powers to increasingly autocratic state governments. That’s not democracy.
The U.S. senator who chairs the GOP Senate campaign effort wants America’s poorest to pay up more at tax time.
The media has a responsibility to tell Americans that a major party now openly endorses using violence to overturn elections.
One year after the January 6 insurrection, is the United States on the verge of break-up?
If you know where to look, there’s also a lot to be hopeful about. Here are a few villains that shaped 2021 for the worse — and a few heroes worth rooting for.
America desperately needs a dose of its own medicine of democracy promotion.
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.
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
Biden is lukewarm about expanding the Supreme Court, and Nancy Pelosi says she won’t schedule a vote on it. Still, Republicans are fuming.
If we don’t expand our democracy now, we might lose it for generations to come.
Donald Trump has been defeated, but American democracy remains in peril. Here’s how we can reverse the trendline.
How else would you describe Americans who deny a pandemic that’s killed 250,000 people and the election that repudiated Trump?
How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”
Is the GOP is rushing this process due to fear of losing their House Majority or because they think it will help their chances during midterms?
They admit Trump’s dangerous, but they’ll stick with him as long as he cuts billionaires’ taxes, deregulates corporations, and feeds the military-industrial complex.