The Poor People’s Campaign marched on Washington to demand that politicians legislate to protect the fundamental rights of 140 million poor and low-wealth people in America. Here’s why a pastor from New York joined them.
The GOP’s voter suppression laws are working. They need to be stopped before more states adopt them.
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.
State lawmakers are moving hard and fast to keep their wealthy backers wealthy.
When I think of January 6, I remember the overwhelming helplessness — a familiar feeling to residents of the Capitol.
The year to come could still see big changes for the better. Here’s how.
Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
Today’s voting rights and economic justice advocates must apply two key lessons from the courageous activists of a half-century ago.
America desperately needs a dose of its own medicine of democracy promotion.
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.
A new Congressional resolution lays out a comprehensive vision for eradicating poverty and tackling racial and economic inequality.
My faith teaches me to stand with the marginalized, whose voting rights are now under sustained assault.
If we don’t expand our democracy now, we might lose it for generations to come.