Opinion: Resisting Trump’s Attack on America

My point then and today is we have to believe that we will prevail over Trump. Otherwise, we may as well start eating borscht and chanting “MAGA”.

All of this, I mean all of it, is about defeating our minds and our spirits. The moment we give up on America, we give in to Donald Trump.

Green New Deal and Socialism aside, Ocasio-Cortez Makes Us Re-Think Democracy

For all the talk about socialism and the Green New Deal, though, what really drives Ocasio-Cortez, what is really at the root of her thinking, is her recognition of the need to achieve democracy in America in the most fundamental of ways and in ways, at least in my experience, most Americans rarely think about.

Kamala Harris Is Coming For Attorney General William Barr

Sen. Kamala Harris, as a former prosecutor, knows very well how this report could be buried and why it must not.

Faith Communities On Front Lines Of Defense Against Voter Suppression

Faith communities are strategically and uniquely positioned to be on the front lines of defense against voter suppression in the upcoming midterm elections. By ensuring members of their community are registered to vote, know their polling place, and other voting rights, faith communities can ensure voter participation especially among persons of color and other minority groups. Faith communities can play a vital role in making sure every vote is counted.

From Rauner to Trump, GOP Practices Politics of Erasure

The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state level, have decided are “not even people.”

Opinion: Trump Appoints Son-in-law Kushner To Make America a Corporation

Kushner's new office will be an aggressive team to “run the government like a great American company and potentially privatize government functions."

Town Halls Show Participatory Democracy Best Hope of Saving Obamacare and Country

The recent uprisings at Republican town halls are demonstrating the power of the people to withstand and turn back the assault on democracy

Under Republican Rule North Carolina Is Not Classified As a Democracy

North Carolina does so poorly on the measures of legal framework and voter registration that it ranks alongside Iran and is not classified as a democracy.

The ‘Plain Folk’ Have Gotten Their Wish: a White House ‘Adorned by a Downright Moron’

"On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire...and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

District Judge Assails Florida GOP’s “Election-Rigging” War on Voting

“’I know it (obscenity) when I see it.’ Likewise, this Court knows disenfranchisement when it sees it and it is obscene.”

The Vocabulary of the 2016 Presidential Election

The rhetoric surrounding this presidential election is not only disturbing for reaching new lows, but also for its effect on the electorate who must endure it or be left largely uninformed, which is unacceptable for the responsible citizen in a democracy. The toll the Trump campaign has had on the human spirit along with the weight of the congressional conspiracy cloud that follows Clinton everywhere she goes is exhausting and distressing.