- September 25, 2020Donald Trump escalated his efforts to undermine the 2020 election this week.
- September 24, 2020
Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks, mumbling all the while about hoaxes. If we let him do it, history won’t forgive us. Nor will the rest of the world.
- September 7, 2020
Earlier this week, New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo warned that American democracy is ending. He pointed to political violence on the streets, the pandemic, unemployment, racial polarization, and natural disasters, all of which are destabilizing the country, and …
- August 31, 2020Between targeted voting restrictions and coronavirus, young voters in college are facing unprecedented challenges
- July 27, 2020Democracy scholar Norm Ornstein writes in The Atlantic that "some creativity is in order," but disaster is avoidable if legislators act now.
- July 21, 2020The department’s limited public activity has been striking, particularly as several states have seen voters wait hours in line to vote and jurisdictions are rapidly limiting in-person voting options because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- June 23, 2020
The national guard has assisted or plans to assist election workers in Kentucky, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Indiana, raising concerns, especially in communities of color, about law enforcement mixing with the democratic process – a historically fraught relationship.
- June 22, 2020
A little-known Republican group is ramping up millions of dollars in funding from major US corporations such as CitiGroup and Chevron to protect the conservative stronghold on the country.