Reading Time: 3 minutes If you as an individual unwittingly vote illegally, prepare to face harsh consequences. But if you’re a government official and you illegally nullify millions of votes, simply rinse and repeat. Because justice apparently is… blind.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Wisconsin was one of a handful of states to shock the nation when it bucked expert predictions and selected Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. A partial recount, which, as WhoWhatWhy documented, was plagued by problems, followed the nailbiter. For all the hoops that had to be jumped through to get that recount off Read More
Reading Time: < 1 minute The first vote in Wisconsin hasn’t been counted yet, but the winner of the recount is already clear: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. There is hardly a scenario in which she doesn’t emerge victorious: – If the recount is conducted and Donald Trump wins, which remains the most likely outcome, then Stein is the Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes The election has once again revealed a huge disconnect between “flyover country” and “liberal elites,” between whites and everybody else. Sometimes it seems as though the only thing Americans share is a sense of desolation.
Reading Time: 18 minutes Before the dust even settled, Russ Baker talked with Jeff Schechtman about the real origins of the soon-to-be Trump presidency, what it all means, and how we can, and should, come together.
Reading Time: < 1 minute We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
Reading Time: 11 minutes The current national campaign has created a feedback loop between personal and national anxiety.
Reading Time: 11 minutes More than race, more than the urban/rural divide, this election has exposed the often ignored class division in America.
Reading Time: 21 minutes In a time when everything is digital and online, do we have to return to hand-counted paper ballots to assure trust in our election results?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A new study has shown that Google could have an enormous impact on elections if the company were to tweak its algorithm to favor certain candidates.