Supporters of Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the capital this weekend, demanding the election of his successor be overturned by the military. Here’s what that means.
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Take a breather as we roll into the end of 2022, because the year ahead is going to keep all of us on our toes to defend democracy. Again.
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Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.
In addition to casting critical votes, Natives are winning local, state, and national offices.
The redistricting cycle of 2022 has been marked by numerous voter suppression laws, lawsuits against them, and citizen involvement in drawing new maps.
A Native poet takes us back to a moment of liberal outrage after the last election.
Since 2016, organizers have identified campaigns sowing falsehoods about the pandemic and the presidential election and have worked to counteract them.
It starts with knowing how we actually elect a president, and what your vote really means.
Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.
Earning the vote of Black American voters requires acknowledgment of our issues and proposed solutions in front of every audience—not just those flooded with Black faces. Without it, Trump can win.
Electors thought they could vote their consciences in 2016. The Supreme Court just said “no.”
Voting rights have always been inconsistently applied. Now the coronavirus pandemic is threatening those rights even more, and activists are pushing back.
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Along with community care, accountability, and the disruption of oppressive systems.
Young voters broke overwhelmingly for Bernie Sanders in the primary. Now Joe Biden has to earn their votes.
Utah has shown both how to get more people to vote and how to overcome the political resistance that electoral reforms inevitably run into.
Political interest is high— from the number of small-donor contributions made to presidential candidates to cable news viewership—signaling voter turnout may reach new heights in November.
Bernie Sanders still has a lot of momentum, but many moderates are skeptical of socialism. They don’t have to be.
As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country.
Is the U.S. really ready for change?
As an independent candidate for public office, Tiffany Bond might typically be seen as a spoiler in a conventional election. But when she ran for Congress in 2018 in Maine’s
As I’m writing this, the House Judiciary Committee has unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump which, according to my awesome powers of precognition, are going to get approved
Lost amid the daily news cycle now focused on the impeachment of the president is the fact that money continues to roll in. Democratic candidates are constantly asking donors to
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro caused a stir last week when he remarked that it’s time to change the order of the primary states in presidential elections. The current schedule
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