Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Eight Ways to Strengthen Our Democracy Beyond Voting

Throughout this trying election season, we’ve been told how much is at stake with our vote. But the success of any democracy depends on continuing to pay attention long after we cast our ballots. So let’s pledge to strengthen our democracy with a few resolutions to...
Outrage in Oregon

Outrage in Oregon

The armed men occupying an isolated federal building in a remote Oregon bird sanctuary say they won’t leave until the federal government stops its “tyranny.” Yet it’s not clear what that tyranny is, exactly. One of the group’s leaders is Ammon...
Sandra Bullock’s New Film Gets History Oh So Wrong

Sandra Bullock’s New Film Gets History Oh So Wrong

Sandra Bullock’s latest film flopped. And it deserved to — but not only because of its inability to entertain. A comic political drama based on a documentary of the same name, Our Brand Is Crisis is a fictionalized retelling of how U.S. political consultants got...
A Supreme Threat to American Democracy

A Supreme Threat to American Democracy

Here’s a little quiz you won’t find on the LSATs: Which Supreme Court justice called a recent ruling by the court a “threat to American democracy”? And what decision was it? A. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote it of the Citizens United decision,...
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