The Movement for Black Lives is calling on cities to launch participatory budgeting processes to make public spending fairer.
Many photo ID requirements at the polls had a discriminatory effect on Black and Latino voters. Now, these laws are being overturned.
This election will be the first in 50 years not to offer full protections under the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But the Movement for Black Lives is hopeful.
From the Current Issue
Politics is not a parlor game where good manners always win out. It involves questions of power and privilege, which cannot be solved merely with bipartisan brunches.
Washington state is considering putting a price on carbon emissions. This will not fix our climate problem and, in fact, will help fossil fuel companies continue to profit from it.
Campaigns are a tactic, like protests and boycotts, and the trick is to use them wisely, not to prove how good you are.
Sixteen years ago, Arizona stripped state lawmakers of the right to draw electoral districts. Many lawsuits later, democracy is stronger—in some ways.
Three maps show where restrictive abortion laws disproportionately affect low-income and African-American women.
Even with Tuesday’s campaign setbacks, Bernie Sanders’ pledge to make the country more equitable and sustainable is more realistic than some people are letting on.
To meet multifaceted needs in Indian Country, Sanders and Clinton should combine their economic proposals.
From Internet voting to automatic registration, the chairman of the Election Assistance Commission discusses what it takes to ensure honest elections.