Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: 2016 election

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

A few hard questions for Comey

It's time James Comey's provide answers to a few questions about the bureau's perverse role in that election.

Former Trump campaign chairman surrenders to FBI after being indicted on...

“Manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in the United States without paying taxes on that income.”

Top-secret NSA report details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election

“It’s not just that [an election] has to be fair, it has to be demonstrably fair, so that the loser says, ‘Yep, I lost fair and square.’ If you can’t do that, you’re screwed.”

Waiting for the barbarians

There will be rebels. They will live in the shadows. The state will have little tolerance of them. They will be our hope.

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

Some Indiana Counties Closed Two-Thirds Of Their Polling Places Ahead Of...

Some problems have already popped up. Long lines and voters being turned away are just a few.

How Do You Make Change Happen? Show Up

Let's make 2016 the year of reintroducing ourselves and our expectations to policymakers.

How the Peoples Party Prevailed in 2020

What would happen if both regular citizen Republicans and Democrats were upset with the outcome of the 2016 election?

Back to the Future

Five questions that weren't asked during the 2012 presidential debates and are unlikely to be asked in 2016.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.