- October 28, 2020The high court’s conservative bloc empowers GOP-majority legislatures in swing states that have disregarded voters’ interests.
- Unsanitized, Election Edition: Barrett Confirmation Reinforces That McConnell Is Looking Past This ElectionOctober 27, 2020
This article is adapted from Unsanitized: The COVID-19 Daily Report put out by The American Prospect. You can find the original publication here. First Ballot You don’t need me to tell you that Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed last night as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, or that she promptly celebrated by joining the president at a political event at the White House, one that was quickly made into a political commercial, featuring roughly the same number of people that attended her ...
- September 27, 2020
Preventing the peaceful transfer of power is the most fundamental sin against democracy, and we are staring it in the face.
- September 25, 2020Donald Trump escalated his efforts to undermine the 2020 election this week.
- August 29, 2020
Rick Perlstein has been studying the Republican Party for decades. He has written a four-volume series on the rise of the modern conservative movement: Before the Storm, Nixonland, The Invisible Bridge, and most recently, Reaganland: America’s Right Turn 1976-1980. Perlstein joined Amy Goodman on Democracy Now to comment on President’s acceptance of the nomination.
- Threat of Devastating Hurricane Laura Highlights a GOP With ‘Absolutely No Plan to Deal With the Climate Crisis’August 28, 2020
While the Democratic Party platform has been criticized for not being bold enough, Republicans have been harshly panned for having "absolutely no plan to deal with the climate crisis."
- August 20, 2020
In a somber speech, former President Barack Obama warned that, in this election, American democracy is at stake.