When one of the nation’s two political parties no longer believes in the democratic process, what happens to democracy?
There are some positive signs heading into Election Day. But there are just as many indicating a far grimmer outcome.
To address the problems of our “surprisingly impoverished democracy” in the midterm elections, Liz Theoharis argues that policymakers would have to take seriously the realities of tens of millions of poor and low-income people.
“We launched our movement to breathe clean air … amid the Movement for Black Lives chanting ‘we can’t breathe’ and a pandemic disproportionately killing Black people.”
A shift away from maximizing profits and to employee ownership can yield a more positive impact.
By centering feminism on gender alone and conveniently sidelining the impact of whiteness, class, culture, imperialism, and religion on gender parity, white women have co-opted the feminist space. It’s time to change this.
Inspiring stories about our past can open portals to the world that awaits us and help us dream what a world with reparations looks like.
Solidarity can go a long way in connecting communities working through similar challenges.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
Insecurity and powerlessness are the norm for immigrants navigating the U.S.’s immigration system—even when they are married to a U.S. citizen.
This crisis is political as much as environmental. Solutions require justice.
Even though most of us are sincere in our pursuits of true love, how much do we actually perceive love as a product, and how does this influence our relationships?
“I can finally manage my PCOS in a healthy and sustainable way thanks to an unlikely ally: TikTok.”
Outsider parties can have an effect on electoral outcomes aside from being labeled spoilers. But they almost never change the two-party dynamic.