Tuesday, September 21, 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.


‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."

Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?