In many swing states, voters cannot simply return an absentee ballot to an Election Day poll. Those voters who try will get to vote, but not without more paperwork and possibly creating delays for other voters.
- September 24, 2020
- September 21, 2020A California Voter Foundation study identifies the causes behind the highest ballot rejection rates of any age group as states start sending out millions of fall ballots.
- September 18, 2020
The effect of such climate silence is to imply that the wildfires are random—a stroke of bad luck, perhaps, in an already woefully unlucky year. But we know better than this. We know that we humans are causing disasters like this. And we know that we can solve the climate crisis, should we muster the political will to do so.
- August 11, 2020Mt. Rushmore, Gettysburg — what next?
- August 10, 2020Forget the top candidates and get local
- August 3, 2020
What if the mainstream, reality-based media armed its audience with facts as emphatically and effectively as Fox News arms its audience with misinformation? What if the New York Times aggressively advocated for the truth, rather than just putting it out there for the record?
- July 22, 2020
Donald Trump has targeted a new pandemic villain: Dr. Anthony Fauci. Among his transgressions, the nation’s leading infectious disease physician relied on facts and science to contradict Trump’s talking points and criticize his policies. Even worse, he has outperformed Trump in public opinion polls.