Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Jon Ossoff

Would a Berniecrat have won Ossoff’s Georgia race?

Democrats must turn sharply left on both economic and social issues if they are to have a chance of regaining Congress in the future. 

The lessons we learned from Jon Ossoff’s defeat

The efforts to build an independent capacity to recruit, train, and support populist candidates up and down the ticket should be redoubled.

Ossoff’s loss is further proof: Democrats’ path to power is through...

The results in Georgia show that the Trump resistance can show up to the polls, but centrism isn’t a strategy to win.

Karen Handel and voter suppression in Georgia’s 6th

If it wasn't for Crosscheck and Voter ID, would we be calling Jon Ossoff Congressman by now?

It’s time Democrats change their stories about the deficit

Democrats should be talking about the type of society that we will be giving to our kids, not shaving a few dollars off the interest payments on the debt.

100 days of whoppers

Donald Trump, the candidate we dubbed the ‘King of Whoppers’ in 2015, has held true to form as president.

What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

How special elections could cost the Republicans

This week, Georgia heads to the polls. Last week, the GOP in Kansas barely earned a win.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock.