Since Nixon, Republicans have made control of the nation’s courts central to their agenda. But while most voters tend to get distracted by the hot-button issues of abortion or gay rights, what Republican Supreme Courts have done is to consolidate the power of corporations.
- October 5, 2020Republicans are doing all they can to preserve their power at the expense of the democratic process.
- September 11, 2020Pursuing an unrelenting fossil fuel agenda, Trump has scaled back or eliminated more than 150 environment measures, expanded Arctic drilling and denied climate science.
- 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.
- August 4, 2020
Lies about tax cuts have determined the course of America’s economy, and the individual fortunes of millions of families including yours, for decades.
- December 11, 2017The increased tempo of the GOP's snatch and grab in recent days suggests that they're feeling a certain desperation.
- December 6, 2017As the special election approaches, Republicans abandon morality for power.