The Espionage Act was passed to deter spies who might pass on classified information to foreign governments. But lately it’s been used as a weapon against homegrown whistleblowers, whose intention was not espionage but exposing government waste, fraud, and abuse.
New polling shows that Americans’ confidence in the integrity and efficacy of elections is badly shaken — but their reasons for being distrustful reveal the deep partisan divide that splits the country.
Today is National Voter Registration Day. Please make sure you are registered to vote in your county — your democracy depends on it.
Global migration is a huge problem. In order for nations to deal with it effectively and humanely, its root causes and historical lineage must be understood.
Voter suppression laws appear as wolves in sheeps’ clothing — cost-saving, preventing in-person voter fraud, securing elections. They’re never cast as what they really are — ugly manifestations of racism.
A buildup of pressure is the accepted cause of horrific gas line explosions in three Boston suburbs last week, but officials remain uncertain of what created that danger in the first place.
A look at how a country filled with sexism, racism, nostalgia, and class division is ripe for fascist politics to take over via seemingly democratic means.
A bipartisan federal government commission has weighed in on the state of minority voter discrimination. Its conclusions are not pretty.
Power, corruption, deception — and why it works.
A federal judge has ruled that Georgia’s vulnerable electronic voting machines must stay in place for the November elections, striking down the plaintiffs’ motion to immediately replace them with paper ballots.
The White House shot down a critical election security bill ahead of the November midterms under the guise of federalist principles. Will our democracy pay the price for this dogmatic approach to states’ rights?