The wind last night was fierce and numbingly cold. It moved like a carving knife through the remaining remnants of summer, easing away the reluctant last memories we have of the warm and sunny past.
Black voters waited in 10-hour lines to show up for Joe Biden. Now Biden needs to return the favor.
Sharon Austin: A record number of women will serve in the 117th Congress, including at least 51 women of color
Women will be at least 27% of the House and 24% of the Senate. Women make up 50.52% of the U.S. population.
Do I sound extreme? I damn well hope so. We’re in a gridlocked, post-election moment of previously unimaginable extremity in an increasingly over-armed, ever more divided country…
Lawyer and political commentator, Van Jones exposes shocking legal loopholes that could enable a candidate to grab power even if they lose both the popular vote and the electoral college — and shares what ordinary citizens can do if there’s no peaceful transfer of power.
We are spent, bereft, uneasy, deeply sorrowful to see exposed a country so broken, its myths so grievously extinquished, that almost half its heedless people would still, defying reason and decency, vote for an evil clown who’s so utterly failed us – that they’d look at the lies, crimes, cruelty, vengefulness, ineptitude, homicidal indifference, and decide they like it, and want four more years of it.
No one seems to know what to think or how to feel right now. The stress is building and the threats to this election are so poisonous, it makes you quiver with fear.
U.S. intelligence services have reported that the Russian government is orchestrating disinformation campaigns aimed at the U.S. elections and pandemic response, but the biggest source of disinformation, according to studies, is the president himself.
In times of unprecedented destruction, these poems encourage all people to get out the vote as an act of love.
It was summer almost half a century ago when I got into that Volkswagen van and began my trip across country with Peter, a photographer friend. I was officially doing so as a reporter for a small San Francisco news service, having been sent out to tap the mood of the nation in a politically fraught moment.
To King and other civil rights leaders, the Black Church was a key institution within the pro-democracy movement.
And I Saw. The Lamb opens one of the seven seals
and I hear one of the four animals with
a thunderous voice cry
No, don’t let democracy die
He’s a famous ignoramus
Can’t tell truth from a lie