democracy

Opinion: Jan. 6 And Uvalde Massacre Highlight How Violent Gun Culture Undermines Democracy

The gun, in many ways these days, has become the symbol and means of tyranny, a tool for taking down…

2 weeks ago

Democracy in Peril: 90% of People Want Gun Control But Won’t Get It

What does it mean if 90% of Americans want the right to life, a right enshrined in the Constitution, but…

3 weeks ago

Opinion: If Americans Really Want to Address Gun Violence, It’s Democracy, Stupid

All of these issues—women’s right to choose, gun control, the rights of people to love how they want and marry…

3 weeks ago

Opinion: Advocating For Student Loan Forgiveness, AOC Highlights Key Obstacle To American Progress And Democracy

She expands the debate beyond student loan forgiveness to give us a broader lesson in civics and reality.

3 weeks ago

Opinion: Student Loan Forgiveness Is A Key Step In Promoting A Democratic Culture Of Mutual Aid

Forgiving student loans is an opportunity for the nation to create policy rooted in a recognition of the importance of…

4 weeks ago

Opinion: Will Inflation Worries Push Americans Toward Authoritarianism to Economic Detriment?

The surest way to secure a strong economy that works for the majority of Americans is to support—and vote—for democracy,…

2 months ago

Opinion: Liz Cheney’s End Game Is To Make Republican Authoritarianism Palatable

Liz Cheney does not oppose the authoritarianism and anti-democratic impulses of the Republican Party.

6 months ago

Opinion: Why Defending Democracy Means Taking on “Amazons” of America

We need large organizations that bring people and their power together to insist that people matter and deserve a voice…

12 months ago

Is American Democracy Coming Apart? Actually…Maybe Not

Karlyn Bowman - an expert on tracking and analyzing American public opinion at the American Enterprise Institute - says there's…

12 months ago

The Controversy Over Eliminating The Filibuster Makes A Joke Of Democracy

The filibuster is another way Republicans turn reality and democracy and their heads to install a tyranny of the minority.

1 year ago

Grace Meng Sounds Battle Cry for New Ideal of American Justice and Democracy

Meng’s insistence that “We will not let you take our voice” encapsulates the impetus behind the multiple but absolutely connected…

1 year ago

Opinion: To Save Democracy And Achieve Unity, Senate Democrats Must Kill The Filibuster

If Democrats want to save democracy and work toward unity, they must remove the obstacle of the filibuster.

1 year ago

Opinion: Let’s Not Lose Sight Of The Revolution That Is By Focusing On The Coup That Wasn’t

Too many in America, caught in throes of misinformation and conspiracy theories, are busy slaying mythical dragons rather than engaging…

1 year ago

Trump Takes to Twitter to Beg the Supreme Court to Have The Courage to Destroy Democracy

Donald Trump did not do all that well in the 2020 election. He lost to Joe Biden by over 7…

2 years ago

Opinion: What Trump Has Revealed About The Fragility And Strength Of U.S. Democracy

While we can repeat over and over again that Joe Biden was elected president of the United States and will…

2 years ago

Opinion: The Importance of Stating the “Obvious”: Why General Mattis’ Belated Statement Matters

When I first heard on the radio that retired United States Marine Corps General had issued a statement critical of…

2 years ago

Coronavirus Can Teach Us the Value of a Democratic Economy Heading into November

Wise people always remind us to never let a good crisis go to waste. Wise people with evil inclinations have,…

2 years ago

Opinion: Democracy Dies at Amazon, Are Trump and Bezos Really Such Strange Bedfellows?

Recently Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters for The Washington Post Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig published their assessment of Donald Trump’s presidency…

2 years ago

Opinion: William Barr Foments the Growing Defiance of Democracy

Speaking before the Ohio Women’s Republican Club in Wheeling, West Virginia in February of 1950, Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy…

3 years ago

Let’s Connect the Dots of Democracy’s Demise Before It’s Too Late

Remember in 2016 when an armed Oregon militia group, led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy, occupied the Malheur National Wildlife…

3 years ago