Clarence Lusane: The Votes That Weren’t Cast
The history of the suppression of Black voters is a first-rate horror story that as yet shows no sign of ending.
Thom Hartmann: This Is the Dying Phase of Reaganism–and It’s Hideous
The question today is whether we as a nation and a people will recover from Reaganism, or if it will, as Reagan promised, destroy the American experiment of pluralistic liberal democracy.
Abby Zimet: It Was Dark. It Was Loud. It Was Hard For Many.
In America, where the dark and crazy remain strong, we choose to begin the year taking solace and inspiration from President Zelensky…
Mike Males: Why Conservative Parts of the U.S. Are So Angry
Republican America is poorer, more violent, and less healthy than Democratic America. But Republicans’ blame is misplaced.
Clarence Lusane: The Decline of Democracy
White Christian Nationalism now forms the basis of the Republican Party and is now targeting every facet of public life.
Tom Engelhardt: When Will Climate Change Become the Crucial Issue in American Elections?
We’re now on a tipping-point planet.
Jake Johnson: Citing Orwell, Judge Blocks ‘Positively Dystopian’ Censorship Law Backed by DeSantis
The federal judge lambasted Florida officials’ argument that “professors enjoy ‘academic freedom’ so long as they express only those viewpoints of which the state approves.”
Brett Wilkins: Cortez Masto Victory Means Democrats Keep Control of Senate
Voters sided with democracy and delivered a resounding defeat to Republican extremism.
Brett Wilkins: AOC Says ‘Don’t Fall For It’ as GOP Revives ‘Red Mirage’ Conspiracy
“There is nothing to suggest that delay indicates fraud. Counting every vote takes time,” one expert asserted. “Don’t fall for this scam!”
Robert Reich: This Election Is About Whether US Democracy Can Endure
My friends, we owe it to generations before us who fought and died for democracy and the rule of law, and to generations after us who will live with the legacy we leave them.
Rev. William J. Barber II, Karen Dolan: This is an Election Americans Cannot Afford to Lose
The stakes for America’s poor and low-income families are huge this election.
Rachel Hadas: Hypocrisy is beneath them – political figures in the Trump era don’t bother concealing their misdeeds
There seems to be no sense of shame or its cousin, guilt, in our time.
Abby Zimet: ReAwakening To Insect Burgers, Deep-State Trash, Globalist Predators and Demonic Satellites, Praise God
We regret to inform you that a bewilderingly sizeable segment of our country has mutated into a horde of racist, crackpot, paranoid, Covid-denying, demon-obsessed, anti-trans-and-illuminati-and-quantum-physics “Army of God” warriors…
Jake Johnson: Demands for Clarence Thomas to Resign Follow New Details of Wife’s Election Scheming
Clarence Thomas heard election cases while his wife conspired to overthrow democracy.