The redistricting cycle of 2022 has been marked by numerous voter suppression laws, lawsuits against them, and citizen involvement in drawing new maps.
White rage and violence in American society are age-old phenomena. It should not surprise us that the wheels of justice are moving so slowly to respond to last year’s D.C. riots.
Not all political polarization is bad—some of it is inevitable in a healthy democracy. But the U.S. is not a healthy democracy.
For a new normal based on democratic principles, we need a vigilant and truly free press.
If you are wondering whether a political movement is effective, follow the music.
In North Carolina, progressive activists reach out to rural voters as an overlooked segment of the electorate.
A court seen as becoming increasingly politicized in ways unpopular to the majority of Americans risks decades of reputational damage.
A graphic edition of “On Tyranny” draws democracy lessons from the 20th century.
Research shows that polarized political discourse is actually addictive. We need a mass movement to break the cycle.
Politicians are redrawing electoral maps to reflect new census data. Activists are trying to make sure they do it fairly.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom emerged from a recall election on Sept. 14, 2021, as the big winner, having secured a heavy majority of the vote. But while most eyes were on the
If Tuesday’s recall vote in California passes, the Golden State will go the way of Texas, and Democrats will have only themselves to blame.
Many organizations that have long advocated for young voters are now finding they need to push back against restrictive new state laws.
Afghanistan experts offer insight into the Taliban—then and now—and explain the United States’ role in Afghanistan’s collapse.
Congress members getting arrested is nothing new. It’s just the latest iteration of suppressing Black people’s voting rights.
Despite roadblocks, the “Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.
The senior U.S. senator from West Virginia harks back to a time when Democrats embraced working class values and looked to local leaders.
We shouldn’t reach out to the other side just for the sake of talk or “unity.” We need to build a safe and just society for all of us.