Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: democracy

Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future

Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

US midterms: 42 new voting laws since 2021 risk undermining confidence...

The ability to exercise one’s democratic choice by participating in free and fair elections should not be up for debate.

Elon Musk plans to profit from Twitter, not create a town...

His acquisition of Twitter, a powerful opinion platform, as a private company also further cements his power.

Why the window to prosecute Trump is closing

Holding Trump accountable is not an act of partisanship. It’s a defense of our democracy.

How Ron DeSantis blew up Black-held congressional districts and may have...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made Florida’s congressional map far more favorable to Republicans. Did this violate the state constitution?

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

UK: Fragmentation and decline under conservative rule

Beyond the madness of the Queen's funeral etc.

Living in a sci-fi world

What we’re watching is a tragedy of an unparalleled sort in the making for our children and grandchildren, which leaves me sad beyond words.

Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Can the system be saved?

Institutionalism vs. Democracy

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.