Reading Time: 3 minutes With a pandemic still raging, athletes and election advocates are teaming up to make voting as exciting as the Super Bowl.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A grand total of 19 people were charged with voter fraud in North Carolina last week, but a right-wing media frenzy influenced GOP lawmakers to sound the alarm.
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: 4 minutes Critics denounce prominent role for “creepy” Bill Clinton. And where’s LeBron James when we need him?
Reading Time: 5 minutes A growing number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have said the Electoral College is undemocratic and needs to be replaced. But, with what?
Reading Time: < 1 minute In a repeat of 2016, Bernie Sanders is running another strong campaign. He’s attracting big crowds, raising a lot of money, making news with important plans, and doing well in the polls — but the media continues to act like he doesn’t even exist.
Reading Time: 9 minutes As the 2020 campaign gets closer, political divisions are likely to be reflected in the debate over the National Popular Vote Compact, falling along predictable party lines.
Reading Time: 12 minutes A penetrating look into the transformative influence of black feminist political strategy and principles in mainstream US politics, especially since the 2016 election.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Political parties are expected to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on campaign ads in the next 100 days. Here is the only one you should watch.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Is Trump simply a buffoon, or is the entire way we elect presidents buffoonish? This ran in 2011, after Trump abandoned a previous White House bid, but has never been more apt. The Donald Trumps, the Sarah Palins, and their ilk are not a sideshow to the real, substantive campaign. They are a comic distraction so that, by comparison, the rest can seem to offer us something. When in fact, they do not.