Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: democracy

The rebuilding years begin now

So what’s the agenda for moving forward under the Biden-Harris administration?

It’s time to take America back from the brink

America needs to tend to the fragile health of its democracy and strive for a new shared prosperity that will shore up the nation’s foundation.

Despite flagrant assault on the Capitol, the pillars of democracy are...

A coup needs legitimacy to be successful. If the goal of seizing the Capitol was to gain legitimacy, the action backfired spectacularly.

Trump’s vilest legacy

Trump has brought impunity to the highest office in the land, wielding a wrecking ball to the most precious windowpane of all—American democracy.

Choose Democracy’s whirlwind effort to prevent a coup is a crash...

Being part of the team that trained 10,000 people to defend the election taught me five principles I want to practice going forward.

The most dangerous man in America

"Anyone can ride a train, only a wise man knows when to get off."

The rule of law & the recidivist in the White House

No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favor.

Trump: It’s payback time for your betrayal of America and its...

Joe Biden may not become one of America’s greatest presidents, but he will go down in history as having saved this country from experiencing a monumental disaster, a second term for Trump.

Things may get worse before they get better for the U.S.

For many, Trump’s ouster is a relief. But his steadfast support among white voters puts his party on a crash course with democracy.

U.S. democracy: The four-year rule?

American democracy is in rough shape. It’s going to take more than this election to set it right.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.