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.
Can the Taliban’s less-extreme public statements be trusted? Afghans and regional experts are skeptical as the extremist group retakes control of Afghanistan amid the departure of U.S. and NATO forces.
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.
Organization, outreach, money, and meeting people where they are is the key to changing political winds.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
In an effort to counteract displacement in racially diverse neighborhoods, Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative invests in community-led projects that aim to keep longtime residents in their neighborhoods.
Instead of insisting on superlatives amidst spiking inequalities and insurgent fascism, we should be striving toward policies that are socially responsible and work to establish decent baselines.
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