Friday, July 19, 2019

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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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...