Biden’s plan is far larger than a way to address our current crisis. It outlines a vision for America that reaches back to an older time, when both parties shared the idea that the government had a role to play in the economy, regulating business, providing a basic social safety net, and promoting infrastructure.
- January 15, 2021
The US Constitution establishes a system of checks and balances consisting of three equal branches of government – legislative (Article I), executive (Article II), and judicial (Article III). On January 6, 2021, the head of the executive branch, Donald Trump, incited a mob to attack the legislative branch and then did nothing to stop it.
- January 13, 2021The House has impeached President Trump for inciting an insurrection. What's next? (Updated: January 18, 2021)
- January 12, 2021
The feral mob brandished white supremacist and nazi flags that they held as they listened to Trump’s words and carried their odious standards into the Capitol building. These weren’t protestors exercising their constitutional rights. This was, as Shakespeare put it, insurrection “foul, base and bloody."
- January 12, 2021
The tide is running strongly now against Trump and those who have supported him in his attack on our democracy. What had been shock on Wednesday is hardening into fury.
- January 11, 2021
January 10, 2021 Unbelievably, it was only a week ago—last Sunday — that we learned Trump had called Georgia’s Secretary of State and pressured him to change the results of the 2020 election. Trump demanded that Brad Raffensperger “find” the 11,780 votes Trump needed to win Georgia. The news of the attempt to get an election official to overrule the will of the people was astonishing: at the time, it was the worst domestic attack on ...
- January 10, 2021While women channeled their activism into progress, men took out their grievances on democracy