democracy

Biden Just Basically Labeled Trump American Democracy’s #1 Enemy

In a powerful speech, President Biden said democracy is under attack in the United States because of Donald Trump and…

4 weeks ago

Opinion: Criticizing Saudi Visit, Media Ignores Biden’s Difficult Bind of Saving Democracy

We can’t really judge or evaluate Biden’s meeting with MBS without properly assessing the outright and serious threats to democracy…

4 months ago

A Warning Shot from Hungary Shows Why Democrats Need to Stop Attacking President Biden

The only line of defense left to our democracy is in the Democratic Party winning elections, and they are facing…

5 months ago

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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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.

6 months 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…

6 months 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,…

7 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.

11 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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.

2 years 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…

2 years 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.

2 years 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…

2 years 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,…

3 years ago