Reading Time: 17 minutes The 78 days between Election Day and inauguration may be the most trying in our nation’s history. Will Trump accept the results, and even if he finally does, at what cost to the country?
Reading Time: 4 minutes There are several ways to register to vote, but do you know what the rules are in your state?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Airlines often tout strict rules regarding face masks, but once the flight takes off, so do many of the masks — and flight attendants put their health on the line every time they try to enforce the rule.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Factory workers strike, protesters beaten after president re-elected … again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Cuts in the US Postal Service could have an impact on voting by mail, but that’s not the only obstacle to making certain that absentee ballots get counted.
Reading Time: 22 minutes E-poll books are used around the US to check in voters. Because they use Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, they’re vulnerable to manipulation and malfunction.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Donald Trump’s campaign against voting by mail leaves voters a stark choice: risk catching COVID-19 or face four more years with Trump.
Reading Time: 8 minutes When the music’s over, turn out the lights. (The Doors, 1967, available on Spotify.)
Reading Time: < 1 minute A virtual convention could lead to a virtual inauguration.
Reading Time: 15 minutes A case study of author Nicholson Baker’s obsession with trying to understand the dark side of Cold War history, while it’s shrouded in denials of FOIA requests.