A look at how voting laws are being subverted to suppress minority participation, and at the resultant degradation of democracy.
Is the CIA friend or foe? An excerpt from Douglas Valentine’s recent book helps illuminate an agency that operates in the shadows.
Georgia has shut down over 200 polling sites since 2014, and a string of recent closures in a predominantly African-American jurisdiction is raising eyebrows as the midterms approach.
Private banks are driven to increase profits for their shareholders. But what if banks were publicly owned and made their business decisions with the good of the local community in mind? Los Angelenos may put this notion to the test come November.
According to President Donald Trump, the economy is doing stupendous — thanks to him. But the reality on the ground is that American workers have seen better days, back when unions were prevalent and had real leverage.
President Donald Trump has called off plans to hold a military parade… for now. We think it should happen and here is why.
Scientists have found a piece of the hearing jigsaw puzzle. But does the deaf community want to be “fixed”?
Is there a way forward in Afghanistan? A conversation with Laurel E. Miller, a senior foreign policy expert at RAND.
If you are human, you carry the fascism gene, so you might want to read these insightful comments on fascism by various observers, comedians, victims, and even its practitioners.
If you live in Alabama and have a felony record, you’ll probably need a lawyer to help you figure out what “moral turpitude” means — otherwise you may not be allowed to vote. But a new digital tool is helping to clarify the voting rights restoration process for voters with past felony convictions — just in time for the midterm elections.
A North Carolina district court has found the state’s current districts unconstitutional. This could lead to pre-midterms redistricting — though state Republicans may appeal to the US Supreme Court.